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John Grant Alexander
Birth: Jul. 16, 1893
Texas Valley
Cortland County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1971
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the law department of Cornell University New York, in 1916, moved to Minnesota, was admitted to in 1917 and commenced to practice law in Lynd, Minnesota. During World War I, he served as a Private in the 386th Ambulance Company, U.S. Army. After the war he engaged in the insurance business and real estate management, plus served in the Minnesota National Guard, 1927-37). In 1939, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth Congress, serving until 1941. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he resumed his previous business interest until his death at age 78. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Mabel Irene Harrison Peters Alexander (1894 - 1996)*
 
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Burial:
Lakewood Cemetery
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Room 217 Tier 3 Crypt A
 
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Record added: Mar 19, 2003
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John Grant Alexander
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You were my step-Grandfather and I still retain a lot of memories of you from my childhood. Rest in peace Grand-dad.
- John Peters
 Added: Dec. 2, 2011

- Dave Weiss
 Added: Feb. 4, 2011

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 Added: Dec. 8, 2010
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