Blair was elected circuit clerk in 1848 and served until 1854. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Canton, Missouri, in 1854. He served as delegate to the Republican State convention in 1870.
Blair was elected as a Liberal Republican to the Forty-second Congress (March 4, 1871-March 3, 1873). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1872. He resumed the practice of law and also engaged in agricultural pursuits. He died in Monticello, Missouri, March 1, 1904. He was interred in Forest Grove Cemetery, Canton, Missouri.
San Diego businessman James G. Blair has been elected chairman of SBA's Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs.(Washington Insider; Small Business Administration)(Brief Article)
Apr 02, 2004; The committee provides an independent source of advice and policy recommendations to agency, Congress and the president.
SBA has named 12 members to its Advisory Committee on Veterans Affairs. (Washington Insider).(Small Business Administration)(Brief Article)
May 16, 2003; The group's mission is to advise the agency on programs that affect veteran-owned businesses. Three other members will be...