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 John Grant Alexander

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John Grant Alexander

  • Birth 16 Jul 1893 Texas Valley, Cortland County, New York, USA
  • Death 8 Dec 1971 Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
  • Plot Room 217 Tier 3 Crypt A
  • Memorial ID 7275595

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.

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  • Added: 19 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7275595
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Grant Alexander (16 Jul 1893–8 Dec 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7275595, citing Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .