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John Alexander
Birth: Apr. 18, 1777
Death: Jun. 28, 1848

U.S. Congressman. Born at Crowsville, South Carolina, he moved to Ohio, in 1803, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1804 and began to practice law Xenia, Ohio, in 1805. Appointed prosecuting attorney of Greene County, Ohio, in 1808, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses, serving (1813-17). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law and was a member of the Ohio State Senate, (1822-23). He also was again the prosecuting attorney of Greene County, Ohio, until his retirement in 1834. He died at age 71 in Xenia, Ohio. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alexander Alexander (1753 - 1806)
  Anna McCrory Alexander (1752 - 1796)
 
 Spouse:
  Isabella Adair Alexander (1783 - 1841)*
 
 Children:
  Washington Alexander (1801 - 1867)*
  Isabelle Anna Alexander Beall (1805 - 1890)*
  John Alexander (1808 - 1844)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Alexander (1777 - 1848)
  William Alexander (1785 - 1824)*
  Alexander Alexander (1786 - 1830)*
  James Alexander (1789 - 1860)*
  Anna Alexander Johnston (1797 - 1852)**
  Sarah Alexander Thornton (1799 - 1836)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Xenia
Greene County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section F
 
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Originally Created by: Karen Johnson Bagford
Record added: Nov 20, 2004
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John Alexander
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John Alexander
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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Apr. 18, 2014
An honerable gggg grandfather.
- Trudi Watts
 Added: Apr. 20, 2012
I light a candle for John Alexander ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
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