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Lawyers and Poetry
Alexander Clement Blount, Jr.
A.C. Blount, Jr. was born in 1860 in Pensacola, Florida, practiced law there, and was a life-long resident of the city. Blount graduated from Peabody College in Nashville and returned to Pensacola to the law office of his brother, W.A. Blount, to study law. He later became judge of the criminal court and served as a member of the school board and in other public positions. Judge Blount died on July 5, 1923.
A collection of Bount's poems can be found in his papers archived at the University of West Florida. [Source: St. John's Historic Cemetery]