Julius W. Blackwell

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Julius W. Blackwell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841
Preceded by William Stone
Succeeded by Thomas J. Campbell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845
Preceded by Joseph L. Williams
Succeeded by John H. Crozier
Personal details
Born c. 1797
Virginia
Died unknown
unknown
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Mahala D. Blackwell

Julius W. Blackwell (c. 1797 – unknown) 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 approximately 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.[4] 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.[5]

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. ^ a b "Julius W. Blackwell". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "Julius W. Blackwell". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Stone
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th congressional district

1839–1841
Succeeded by
Thomas J. Campbell
Preceded by
Joseph L. Williams
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 3rd congressional district

1843–1845
Succeeded by
John H. Crozier