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Blair, Alexanderlocked

  • Charles W. Munn


Blair, Alexander (1789–1859), banker, was born on 18 June 1789, the son of William Blair, a captain in the 13th regiment of foot, and his wife, Margaret Freeland. Nothing seems to be known of his early life, but his commercial education began in a merchant's house in ...

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