Edmond Spencer Blackburn
Edmond Spencer Blackburn ( born September 22, 1868 Boone, North Carolina, † March 10, 1912 in Elizabethton, Tennessee ) was an American politician. Between 1901 and 1907 he represented two times the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Edmond Blackburn attended the public schools of his home. After a subsequent study of law and its 1890 made admission to the bar he began to work in Jefferson in this profession. In the years 1894 and 1895 he was also Clerk to the Senate of North Carolina. Blackburn was a member of the Republican Party. From 1896 to 1897 he was a member of the House of Representatives from North Carolina, he served as its chairman in 1897. In 1898 he was Deputy Attorney General.
In the congressional elections of 1900 he was in the eighth constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Romulus Zachariah Linney on March 4, 1901. Since he Democrat Theodore F. Kluttz defeated in 1902, he was initially able to do only one term in Congress until March 3, 1903. In 1904, Blackburn was then re-elected to Congress, where he replaced 1905 Kluttz again on March 4. Until March 3, 1907, he was able to spend another term in the U.S. House of Representatives. In 1906 he abandoned a bid again.
After retiring from Congress Blackburn practiced law in Greensboro. He died on March 10, 1912 in Elizabethton, and was buried near his home town of Boone.