Blair was one of the Charter Members of Branch 1 and EDGE&TA. Blair along with John Achey, Dennis Magnuson, Henry Sawer, Carl Mortenson, Arvid Stark, Clark Christenson and others sat down in John Acheys house in Dresser WI and organized and incorporated the national of EDGE&TA. Most of the members were local but they had some from Ohio, Illinois, Indiana and Iowa.
Blair C. Dollery of New Richmond died Friday May 21st at Regions Hospital in St. Paul at the age of 79.
Blair was born March 8, 1931 in St. Paul, MN to Collingwood and Bessie Dollery. Blair graduated from Osceola High School in 1949. On April 19, 1952 he married Eleanor Koch at Zion Lutheran church in Farmington. He farmed for a while and then worked as mechanic and driver for the Osceola School District. He enjoyed old trains, streetcars, tractor, going to thrashing shows, was active in the Minnesota Transportation Museum operating their street cars at Lake Harriet and Excelsior.