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Moses Alexander
Birth: Nov. 13, 1853
Death: Jan. 4, 1932

Idaho Governor. He served as Governor of Idaho from 1915 to 1919. When he was elected in 1914, he became the first Jewish governor in the United States. He went on to earn a reputation for wit, eloquence, and progressiveness. He was elected Governor of Idaho twice, and also elected Mayor of Boise, Idaho twice. As governor, he started the state highway system, workers' compensation and the State Insurance Commission. He led the way for statewide prohibition in 1916. (bio by: David M. Habben) 
 
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  Helena Kaestner Alexander (1853 - 1949)*
 
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Burial:
Morris Hill Cemetery
Boise
Ada County
Idaho, USA
Plot: Beth Israel Section 5-5
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: David M. Habben
Record added: Mar 10, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7250906
Moses Alexander
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Moses Alexander
Added by: David M. Habben
 
Moses Alexander
Added by: David M. Habben
 
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