Montgomery Blair

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Birthday
10, 1813
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Jul 27, 1883 (70)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1813
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Jul 27, 1883 (70)

About

Member of the Cabinet of Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War as the 20th United States Postmaster General, who was known for being an abolitionist.

Before Fame

He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1835.

Trivia

He was responsible for reforms like the adoption of the money order system and the use of railway cars.

Family Life

His father Francis was editor of the Washington Globe.

Associated With

He campaigned for the re-election of Abraham Lincoln even after leaving his Cabinet.