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James Henderson Blount
Birth: Sep. 12, 1837
Clinton
Jones County
Georgia, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1903
Macon
Bibb County
Georgia, USA

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the University of Georgia, in 1858, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced practice in Clinton, Georgia. During the Civil War, he served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the 2nd Georgia Battalion, Floyd Rifles, Confederate Army. After the war, he was a delegate to the Georgia State constitutional convention in 1865. In 1873, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-third Congress and to the next nine succeeding Congresses, serving until 1893. After leaving Congress, President Cleveland appointed him commissioner to the Hawaiian Islands, serving (1893-94). Returning to Georgia, he devoted his time to his plantation until his death at age 65. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eugenia Wiley Blount (1843 - 1936)*
 
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Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Macon
Bibb County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 25, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7116426
James Henderson Blount
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
James Henderson Blount
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James Henderson Blount
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- Georgia Girl
 Added: Jan. 21, 2015
God bless you sir!
- JD
 Added: Oct. 8, 2014
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