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Willie Blount

Born: Apr 18, 1768

Death: Sep 10, 1835

Birthplace: Bertie County

Nationality: United States

Willie Blount

Date of Birth : Apr 18, 1768
Date of Death : Sep 10, 1835
Birth Place : Bertie County

Willie Blount was an American politician who served as Governor of Tennessee from 1809 to 1815. Blount's efforts to raise funds and soldiers during the War of 1812 earned Tennessee the nickname, "Volunteer State." He was the younger half-brother of Southwest Territory governor, William Blount.

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