Albert Alexander Blakeney Edit Profile
Educational public schools. Unmarried. Elected county commissioner, Baltimore Company, 1895, term of 6 years and served as president of board. Resigned after serving 4 years.
Member 57th Congress (1901-1903), 2d Maryland. District, 67th Congress (1921-1923), same district.
He learned the business of cotton manufacturing and established the large cotton-duck mills located in Franklinville, Maryland. Blakeney served as commissioner of Baltimore County, Maryland from 1895 to 1899. In 1900, Blakeney was elected as a Republican to Congress, serving one full term from March 4, 1901 to March 3, 1903.
He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1902. He resumed his former business activities in Franklinville, but was again elected to Congress in 1920, serving another term from March 4, 1921 to March 3, 1923. He was an unsuccessful candidate for re-election in 1922, and died in Baltimore, Maryland two years later.
He is interred in the Baltimore Cemetery.
Member 57th Congress (1901-1903), 2d Maryland.