01/23/1818 - 06/25/1885

BLAIR, David, a Representative from Huntingdon County; born, January 23, 1813 in Dublin Township, Huntingdon County, Pa.; graduated, Washington College, 1834; attorney (1836-1885); appointed, treasurer, Huntingdon County (1838-1840); secretary, Democratic County Convention (1847); elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1847 and 1848 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1849); elected, attorney, Poor House, Huntingdon County (1853); counsel for sheriff, Huntingdon County (1853); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1862); president and director, Huntingdon Plate Glass Company (1877-1878); elected, school director, Huntingdon; elected, burgess, Huntingdon (1879, 1881, 1884, 1885); died, June 25, 1885 in Huntingdon, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania; interred, Riverview Cemetery, Huntingdon, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.

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