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 Nathaniel Alexander

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Nathaniel Alexander

Birth
Concord, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, USA
Death 7 Mar 1808 (aged 52)
Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Plot 135
Memorial ID 8064711 View Source
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U.S. Congressman, North Carolina Governor. Born in Concord, North Carolina, he graduated from Princeton College in 1776, studied medicine and as a surgeon in the North Carolina militia Continual Army during the Revolutionary War, (1778-82). After the war, he practiced medicine at the High Hills of Santee, South Carolina, then returned to North Carolina and continued to practice medicine. Entering politics, he was a member of the North Carolina State House of Commons in 1797 and served in the North Carolina State Senate, (1801-02. In 1803, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighth and Ninth Congresses, serving until he resigned in 1805. That same year, he was elected as a Democratic-Republican the 13th Governor of North Carolina, serving (1805-07). He died shortly after his term at the age 52 in Salisbury, North Carolina.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
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  • Find a Grave Memorial 8064711
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8064711/nathaniel-alexander : accessed ), memorial page for Nathaniel Alexander (5 Mar 1756–7 Mar 1808), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8064711, citing Old Settlers Cemetery, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .