Julius W. Blackwell

Julius W. Blackwell (* around 1797 in Virginia; † unknown ) was an American politician. Between 1839 and 1845 he represented two times the state of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives.


The Life-history of Julius Blackwell are largely unknown. He was born about 1797 in Virginia, where he attended the public schools. He later moved to Athens in Tennessee. Politically, he was a member of the Democratic Party.

In the congressional elections of 1838, Blackwell was in the fourth electoral district of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of William Stone on March 4, 1839. Since he has not been confirmed in 1840, he was initially able to do only one term in Congress until March 3, 1841. In the 1842 elections, he was elected as the successor of Joseph Lanier Williams in the third district of his state again in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he was able to complete another term between 4 March 1843 to 3 March 1845. In this time it was discussed about a possible annexation since 1836 the independent Republic of Mexico Texas.

In 1844, Julius Blackwell lost to John Hervey Crozier of the Whig party. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives on March 3, 1845 lose track of him. His date of death and his place of death are unknown.