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Associate Justice , Court of Civil Appeals

Mallory Benton BLAIR, Associate Justice, Court of Civil Appeals. Member; Modern Woodmen of America.; Woodmen of the World; Knights of Pythias.; D.O.K.K.


BLAIR, Mallory Benton was born on September 11, 1887 in Killeen, Bell Company, Texas, United States. Son of James Benton and Sarah Ann (Reed) Blair.


Wedemeyer Academy, Belton, Texas. University of Texas Law School, 3 3rrs.


Children: Sarah, Margaret and Dawn. Admitted to Bar, June 1912. Elected Company Judge, Bell Company, Texas, November 1916- December 1920.

Elected District Judge, 27 Judicial District, Texas, composed of Bell, Mills and Lampason Companies, January 1921-1923. Elected Associate Justice, Court Civil Appeals, for 3 Supreme Judicial District, Texas, at Austin, Texas, January 1923-1934. Rendered Decisions in: State v.

Humble Oil & Refining Company, 263 S.W., 319. Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Company v. State, 275 S.W., 673.

International Great Northern Railway Company v. Railroad Commission of Texas, 281 S.W., 1084. State Highway Commission v.

Vaughn, 288 S.W., 875. Humble Pipe Line Company v. State, 2 S.W. (2d), 1018.

State v. Bradford, 25 S.W. (2d), 706.


Methodist Church.


Member; Modern Woodmen of America. Woodmen of the World. Knights of Pythias.; D.O.K.K.


Spouse Margaret Dougherty, May 28, 1913, Belton, Texas.