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  Blount, William Grainger
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AffiliationDemocratic-Republican   
NameWilliam Grainger Blount
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, Tennessee , United States
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Born 00, 1784
Died May 21, 1827 (43 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jan 25, 2011 02:46am
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InfoBLOUNT, William Grainger, (son of William Blount and nephew of Thomas Blount), a Representative from Tennessee; born near New Bern, Craven County, N.C., in 1784; attended the New Bern Academy; moved with his parents to Knoxville, Tenn., in 1792; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1805 and commenced practice in Knoxville; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of State house of representatives in 1811; secretary of state of Tennessee 1811-1815; elected as a Republican to the Fourteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John Sevier; reelected to the Fifteenth Congress and served from December 8, 1815, to March 3, 1819; declined to be a candidate for renomination; resumed the practice of his profession in Knoxville; moved to Paris, Henry County, Tenn., in 1826 and continued the practice of law until his death on May 21, 1827; interment in the City Cemetery.


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Father Willie Blount 1768-1835
Grandfather Jacob Blount 0000-
Uncle William Blount 1749-1800
Uncle Thomas Blount 1759-1812

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  08/08/1817 TN - District 02 Won 51.40% (+2.81%)
  12/08/1815 TN - District 02 Special Election Won 48.44% (+6.98%)
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