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 James Alexander Jr.

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James Alexander Jr.

Birth
York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 5 Sep 1846 (aged 56)
McNabb, Putnam County, Illinois, USA
Burial Martins Ferry, Belmont County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 8083075 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Born near Delta, Pennsylvania, he moved to St. Clairsville, Ohio, in 1799 and became successful in agricultural pursuits. He was a member of the Ohio State House of Representatives, (1830, 33-34) and served as associate judge of the court of common pleas, in 1831. In 1837, he was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth Congress, serving until 1839. After his term, he was a extensive owner of farming land in West Virginia and Illinois, until his death at age 56 in McNabb, Illinois.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 13 Nov 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8083075
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8083075/james-alexander : accessed ), memorial page for James Alexander Jr. (17 Oct 1789–5 Sep 1846), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8083075, citing Scotch Ridge Cemetery, Martins Ferry, Belmont County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .