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Austin Blair

Born: Feb 8, 1818

Death: Aug 6, 1894

Birthplace: Caroline

Nationality: United States

Austin Blair

Date of Birth : Feb 8, 1818
Date of Death : Aug 6, 1894
Birth Place : Caroline

Austin Blair, also known as the Civil War Governor, was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. He was known as a strong opponent of slavery and secession and he also championed human rights by leading the effort to ban capital punishment and supporting efforts to give women and black citizens the right to vote.

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