BLAIR, ALGERNON, 1873-1952


Building contractor. Born– August 6, 1873, Brooklyn, N.Y. Parents– Alexander and Hannah (Farnell) Blair. Married– Caroline Livingston Singleton, June 15, 1898 (died 1905). Married– Adele Blue, July 14, 1908. Children– Three. Education– Macon, Ga. high school, graduated¬†1888. Contractor in Montgomery; in charge of many government contracts;built over 200 postoffices and numerous military installations. ¬†Director of First National Bank of Montgomery, member of “The Thirteen,” a literary and philosophical society. Died March 14, 1952.


Who Was Who in America, Vol. 3; obituary.


Alabama State Capitol and Grounds; a Paper Read Before the Thirteen, May 13, 1943. Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham Pub. Co., 1943.

Church of the Advent, Its History and Traditions. Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham Pub. Co., 1943.

Digging Wells, a Tribute to General Robert Ernest Noble, Surgeon, United States Army (Retired). Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham Pub. Co., 1942.