Julius W. Blackwell

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Julius W. Blackwell
United States Representative
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841
United States Representative
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845
Personal details
Born 1797
Virginia
Died unknown
unknown
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Mahala D. Blackwell

Julius W. Blackwell was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives that represented fourth and third districts of Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives.

Biography[edit]

Blackwell was born in Virginia in 1797 and attended the public schools. He moved to Tennessee and settled in Athens, McMinn County.[1] He was a coppersmith by trade.[2] He married Mahala D.[3]

Career[edit]

Blackwell was elected as a Democrat by the fourth district to the Twenty-sixth Congress, which lasted from March 4, 1839 to March 3, 1841.[4] He was an unsuccessful candidate for re-election to the Twenty-seventh Congress in 1840.

After the number of electoral districts Tennessee held had been reduced and reapportioned, he was elected by Tennessee's third district to the Twenty-eighth Congress, which lasted from March 4, 1843 to March 3, 1845.[5] He was an unsuccessful candidate for re-election to the Twenty-ninth Congress in 1844.

Death[edit]

The date, and the location of his death is unknown as well as the place of his interrment.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Julius W. Blackwell". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Julius W. Blackwell". McMinn County History. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Julius W. Blackwell". McMinn County, TN 1860 Federal Census. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Julius W. Blackwell". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "Julius W. Blackwell". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Julius W. Blackwell". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 

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