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Alonzo Bernard Alexander
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Birth: Mar. 2, 1897
Death: Sep. 10, 1961

Son of Alonzo Marshall Alexander and Cecilia McCants Alexander.

Graduated United States Naval Academy 1918.

At the close of World War I he was a member of the Red Cross Peace Commission in the Baltic Sea area.

In 1924 he received the Engineering Trophy for highest merit while in command of the United States Navy Submarine R-26.

Youngest teacher ever appointed at the U.S. Naval Academy 1925-1927.

In 1933 he succeeded his father as owner of Alexanders Music House founded in 1896, Spartanburg's first in the exclusive sale of all musical intruments and accessories.

President of Retail Merchants Bureau 1940-41.

During World War II he served as chairman of the Spartanburg OPA Committee.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alonzo Marshall Alexander (1867 - 1933)
  Cecilia McCants Alexander (1863 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Verna Cook Garvan (1911 - 1993)
 
 Children:
  Alonzo Bernard Alexander (1922 - 1990)*
  Arthur Cook Alexander (1938 - 1954)*
 
 Sibling:
  Julia Cecelia Alexander Fretwell (1893 - 1968)*
  Alonzo Bernard Alexander (1897 - 1961)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
Spartanburg
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Jimmy
Record added: May 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91010781
Alonzo Bernard Alexander
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Alonzo Bernard Alexander
Added by: Jimmy
 
Alonzo Bernard Alexander
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- dora brown
 Added: Feb. 5, 2016
Thank you for your service to our country. Rest in peace brother.
- Jimmy
 Added: May. 30, 2012
 
 
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