Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Blair, Bernard

Blair, Bernard, a Representative from New York; born in Williamstown, Mass., May 24, 1801; attended the public schools and pursued preparatory studies; was graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., in 1825; moved to Salem, Washington County, N.Y., in 1825; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1828 and commenced practice in Salem, subsequently being admitted as counselor and solicitor in chancery; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1843); discontinued the practice of his profession and engaged in business pursuits; died in Salem, Washington County, N.Y., May 7, 1880; interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Blair, Bernard," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.856 Original Sources, accessed February 4, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=9EY9PPTQTUCKU3U.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Blair, Bernard." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.856, Original Sources. 4 Feb. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=9EY9PPTQTUCKU3U.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Blair, Bernard' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.856. Original Sources, retrieved 4 February 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=9EY9PPTQTUCKU3U.