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The Fearless Fifty-Nine, Stephen William Blount

Stephen William Blount was the 28 year old San Augustine representative. Blount had quite a productive career in San Augustine after the Convention. He became the first county clerk and served as postmaster from 1846-1849. Active in military life as well, he founded the Texas Veterans Association, made up of veterans of the Republic of Texas. He went on to become a fiscal agent for the Confederacy during the Civil War and a delegate to the National Democratic Convention in 1876.