BLACKMON, ROSS, 1877-1963


Lawyer. Born– March 5, 1877, Cedartown, Ga. Parents– Augustus Young and Sarah Ann (Ross) Blackmon. Resided at Choccolocco near Anniston. Married– Julia Virginia Miller, December 29, 1917. Children– Two. Education– Jacksonville State Normal School. Licensed to practice law in Alabama, 1898. Worked with the committee to draw up the 1901 Constitution of the State of Alabama. Member of the Calhoun County and American Bar Associations and the American Judicature Society. Helped in establishing Fort McClellan. Died May 7, 1963.


Grove’s Library of Alabama Lives;


A Story of the Progress and Achievement of the Negro Race in the Art of Self Government. Anniston, Ala.; s.n., 1947.