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Daniel Camp Blackwell

Daniel Camp Blackwell, lawyer, was born at Kowaliga, Tallapoosa County; son of F. M. and Louisa (Espy) Blackwell, the former a native of North Carolina, who located in Cherokee County, while still a young man; grandson of Daniel and Lydia (Camp) Blackwell of Cherokee County, and of Robert and Elizabeth (Watt) Espy. Lydia Camp was descended from a Virginia family of that name, members of which fought in the Revolutionary War.

Representative Blackwell was educated in the common schools, and in the high school of Lawrenceville, Henry County; read law in the office of Seals, Wood and Roquemore, at Eufaula; engaged in the practice of his profession; located in Anniston, April, 1887, where he has since resided; served as circuit Judge by special appointment; represented Calhoun County in the legislature, 1915, and was a member of a special recess committee on the Judiciary. He is a Democrat.

Married:
December 28, 1881, at Cuthbert, Georgia, to Annie Laurie, daughter of Dr. James B. and Elizabeth (Greer) Smith, of that place.
No children.

Residence:
Anniston.

Source: History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, By Thomas McAdory Owen, LL.D., Volume III,
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Compnay, Chicago, 1921







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