Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Clemson U., 1958.
Assistant chief chemist, Savannah (Georgia) Foods & Industries, Inc., 1968-1973;
chief chemist, Savannah (Georgia) Foods & Industries, Inc., 1973-1978;
chief chemist refineries, Savannah (Georgia) Foods & Industries, Inc., 1978-1989;
corporation director quality assurance, Savannah (Georgia) Foods & Industries, Inc., 1990-1998. Board directors, lecturer Sugar Processing Research Institute, New Orleans. Referee United States National Committee on Sugar Analysis, since 1990.
Member United States National Committee on SugarAnalysis, since 1982.
The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.
Founder Savannah chapter International Christian Business Men's Organisation, president, 1970-1973. Member of the United States Cane Sugar Refiners Association (technical committee), Sugar Industry Technologists (lecturer), Institute Food Technologists, Society Soft Drink Technologists, Gideons.
Son of Horace Richard and Pearl (Hinely) P. Widowed; children: Horace Richard III, David Eugene, Cheryl Priester Burns. Married Carole Ledford, August 10, 1985.
Children: Charles Wayne Blackburn Junior, Carl Ashley Blackburn.