Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

New User Account
"A historical political resource." 
Email: Password:

  Blair Jr., James T.
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameJames T. Blair Jr.
Address
Jefferson City, Missouri , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born March 15, 1902
DiedJuly 12, 1962 (60 years)
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifedRBH
Jul 16, 2015 02:01am
Tags
InfoJames Thomas Blair, Jr. (March 15, 1902 - July 12, 1962) was a Governor of Missouri. He was a Democrat.


Early life
Blair was born in Maysville, Missouri in 1902. He was a member of Missouri state house of representatives. Later he was a colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II.


Politics
Blair became the mayor of Jefferson City, Missouri in 1947. He served as the Lieutenant Governor of Missouri between 1949 and 1957. He served as the Governor between 1957 - 1961.

He and his wife, Emilie Chorn Blair, both died at their home of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. They are buried in Riverview Cemetery, Jefferson City. (Source: Riverview Cemetery records.)

Blair's father, James T. Blair, Sr. served in the Missouri house of representatives and was a justice of the Missouri supreme court.



JOB APPROVAL POLLS

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor

DISCUSSION
Importance? 9.00000 Average

FAMILY

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/06/1956 MO Governor Won 52.07% (+4.13%)
  08/07/1956 MO Governor - D Primary Won 88.07% (+80.31%)
  11/04/1952 MO Lt. Governor Won 53.16% (+6.39%)
  08/05/1952 MO Lt. Governor - D Primary Won 74.25% (+48.50%)
  11/02/1948 MO Lt. Governor Won 57.83% (+15.92%)
ENDORSEMENTS