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Alexander LeGrande Pickens, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1888
Waxahachie
Ellis County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1966
Garland
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Alexander LeGrande Pickens was born to Bowen David Pickens and Caroline Partain Pickens in Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas on 30 Aug 1888. He graduated from Trinity University when it was in Waxahachie in 1910. He worked a number of years as a cotton buyer and in the rubber industry. In later life he owned his own plumbing supply business.
He married Elma Lela Johnson in Waxahachie on December 12, 1912. They were married for 53 years before his death. He was the father of Dr. Alexander L. Pickens, Jr. and Elma Doris Pickens Long. He was the most wonderful grandfather to Carolyn Schmid (nee Long), Cathy Schauffler (nee Long) and Spencer Long, Jr. and the kindest and loving of husbands and father to Elma and their children. 
 
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 Parents:
  Bowen David Pickens (1848 - 1942)
  Caroline Partain Pickens (1863 - 1958)
 
 Spouse:
  Elma Lela Johnson Pickens (1893 - 1977)
 
 Children:
  Alexander LeGrande Pickens (1921 - 2012)*
  Elma Doris Pickens Long (1923 - 1993)*
 
 Sibling:
  Alexander LeGrande Pickens (1888 - 1966)
  Bowen Dickson Pickens (1891 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Acacia 39, Plot 3
 
Created by: Carolyn Schmid
Record added: Sep 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76354759
Alexander LeGrande Pickens, Sr
Added by: Carolyn Schmid
 
Alexander LeGrande Pickens, Sr
Added by: Carolyn Schmid
 
Alexander LeGrande Pickens, Sr
Added by: Carolyn Schmid
 
 
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Love you......
- Cathy
 Added: May. 31, 2012
You are missed every day...
- Carolyn Schmid
 Added: Feb. 3, 2012
 
 
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