Julius W. Blackwell

Julius W. Blackwell (born c. 1797; death date 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.

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 byWilliam Stone
Succeeded byThomas J. Campbell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845
Preceded byJoseph L. Williams
Succeeded byJohn H. Crozier
Personal details
Bornc. 1797 (1797)
Virginia
DiedDate and place of death unknown
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Mahala D. Blackwell

BiographyEdit

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]

CareerEdit

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.

DeathEdit

The date, and the location of his death is unknown as well as the place of his interment.[5]

ReferencesEdit

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

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

1839–1841
Succeeded by
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 3rd congressional district

1843–1845
Succeeded by