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 Mark Alexander

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Mark Alexander Famous memorial

Birth
Boydton, Mecklenburg County, Virginia, USA
Death 7 Oct 1883 (aged 91)
Scotland Neck, Halifax County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Scotland Neck, Halifax County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 8586874 View Source

U.S. Congressman. Born in Boydton, Virginia, he graduated from the University of North Carolina, in 1811, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Boydton, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1815-19). In 1819, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Congresses, was a Crawford Republican to the Eighteenth Congress and a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth through the Twenty-second Congresses, serving until 1833. Declining re-nomination, he was again a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1845-46). He then retired from political life and managed his estate until his death at age 91 in Scotland Neck, North Carolina.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Kris 'Peterborough K' Peterson
  • Added: 1 Apr 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 8586874
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8586874/mark-alexander : accessed ), memorial page for Mark Alexander (7 Feb 1792–7 Oct 1883), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8586874, citing Trinity Episcopal Cemetery, Scotland Neck, Halifax County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .