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From: Larry & Laura Wright <>
Subject: SAMUEL T. BLEDSOE
Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2000 04:20:33 -0800


This was taken from the Russell county Nes, March 23, 1939 originally
was in the adair county news.

RAILROAD PRESIDENT, NATIVE OF CLINTON COUNTY , DIES

SAMUEL T. BLEDSOE, 70, president of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe
Railway since 1933, died in Chicago last Wednesday.
A native of Clinton County, he was a cousin of J.P. CLAYTON here and
visited Columbia a few years ago.
A well-known lawyer, he was also a director of Railway Express Agency
and the Continental Illinois Bank and Trust Company.
His early education was in a private school in Jamestown, and the
Southern Normal School and Business college at Bowling green.
BLEDSOE'S first job was that of a school teacher in Clinton County.
--Adair County news

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