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James T. Blair, Jr.

AKA James Thomas Blair, Jr.

Born: 15-Mar-1902
Birthplace: Maysville, MO
Died: 12-Jul-1962
Cause of death: Accident - Misc [1]
Remains: Buried, Riverview Cemetery, Jefferson City, MO

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Missouri, 1957-61

Military service: US Army (Col., WWII)

[1] Accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, together with his wife.

Father: James T. Blair, Sr. (Missouri legislator and judge, b. 1871)
Wife: Emiline Chorn Blair (two children, d. 12-Jul-1962 accidental asphyxiation)

    University: Southwest Missouri State College
    University: University of Missouri
    Law School: Cumberland University (1924)

    Governor of Missouri (14-Jan-1957 to 9-Jan-1961)
    Lieutenant Governor of Missouri (1949-57)
    Mayor of Jefferson City, MO (1947-49)
    Missouri State House of Representatives (1929-33)
    American Bar Association
    American Judicature Society
    American Legion
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Missouri Bar Association
    Loyal Order of Moose
    Missouri Bar Association

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