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William M. Blount

Politician. Born September 27, 1883, Luftin, Texas.  Died March 1965, Kansas.

William Blount was born in Luftin, Texas, in 1883. He attended Meharry Medical School in Nashville, Tennessee, graduating in 1908. Blount served In 1921 Blount moved his family to Kansas City where he began practicing medicine. He served as representative for Wyandotte District #8 from 1929 - 1936. He was quoted as saying that his office "affords me an opportunity to help bring about a better understanding between the races."

Entry: Blount, William M.

Author: Kansas Historical Society

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Date Created: April 2010

Date Modified: June 2011

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