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A.E. Blount Andrew Edgar Blount
Full Name: Andrew Edgar Blount
Date of birth: October 22, 1859
Date of death: August 4, 1927

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 29 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (1)   Democrat Fosterville / Anderson   Anderson

(1) Fosterville post office closed in 1905. Handbook of Texas Online.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - Edgar Blount, Anderson County, age 20, born circa 1860 in Alabama, son of Benjiman and Elizabeth Blount.
    A.E. Blunt, marriage to M.J. Milner 2/14/1883 in Anderson County.
    Census of 1900 - Edward A. Blount, Anderson County, age 41, born October 1859 in Alabama, farmer, spouse Mary J., sons Edward A., Benjiman F., and Charles E., daughter Verna.
    Census of 1910 - A.E. Blunt, Hardin County, age 50, born circa 1860 in Alabama, laborer/oil fields, spouse Mary J., sons Charley E. and Laurance A., daughters Verma E., Imogene, Bessie Lee, Lilian May, and Ruth M.
    Andrew Edgar Blount and Mary John Milner, parents of Charlie Eugene Blount (born 9/5/1890 in Fosterville, Anderson County), Verna Elizabeth Blount (born 8/25/1892 in Anderson County), Bessie Lee Blount (born 6/21/1896 in Palestine, Anderson County), and Lillian Mae Blount (born 4/22/1899 in Anderson County). FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965
  • A.E. Blount, birth date 10/22/1859, death date 8/4/1927, burial in Palestine City Cemetery, Anderson County, with spouse Mary J. Blount. Find a Grave.
  • A.E. Blount, death notice 8/4/1927 and funeral article 8/5/1927, courtesy Palestine Public Library. Palestine Daily Herald.
  • 26th Legislature (1899) - A.E. Blount, postoffice Fosterville, nativity Alabama, age 39 (born circa 1860), farmer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • A.E. Blount, "Palestine man," died 8/4/1927. Death notice, 8/6/1927, p. 5. Waco News-Tribune.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.E. Blount, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    County Government and County Finances  
    Insurance, Statistics, and History  
    Public Printing  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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