William P. Alexander

William Preston Alexander

Full Name: William Preston "Will" Alexander, Sr.
Date of birth: July 28, 1867
Date of death: July 13, 1941

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Prairie Hill / Limestone   Limestone
H 60 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)   Democrat Prairie Hill / Limestone   Limestone

(1) Prairie Hill [in Limestone County]. House Journal.
(2) Prairie Hill, Limestone County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Mart [in McLennan County]. Texas Legislative Manual.
(4) MART, TEXAS. "Mart, once known as Willow Springs, is a small incorporated city eighteen miles east of Waco on State Highway 164 in the eastern corner of McLennan County." [about 12 miles southwest of Prairie Hill] Handbook of Texas Online.
(5) Limestone County - Will P. Alexander. House Journal.
(6) Mart [in McLennan County], Limestone County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(7) "Local and Personal," 10/24/1918, p. 3. "W.P. Alexander of Prairie Hill was selected to fill the vacancy on the ticket caused by the recent death of Hon. A.H. Seawright . . ." Mexia Weekly Herald.
(8) Mart [in McLennan County]. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 47th Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 6, 9/10/1941, p. 35, "a valuable citizen and resident of Coolidge and Prairie Hill." Resolutions - Memorial.

Other Resources

  • W.P. Alexander, birth date 7/28/1867, death date 7/13/1941, burial in Prairie Hill Cemetery, Prairie Hill, Limestone County. Find a Grave.
  • William Preston Alexander, Democrat from Mart, born in Kentucky, 34 years in Texas, age 57 in 1925. Legislative Reference Library Card File.
  • 36th Legislature - Will P. Alexander, Mart, nativity Indiana, age 51 years, farmer and ginner.
    39th Legislature - William Preston Alexander, Mart, nativity Kentucky, age 57, banker, member former legislatures: 36th. Texas Legislative Manual. 39th 39th


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Committee Information top

39th R.S. - 1925
Banks and Banking  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Public Health  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
36th R.S. - 1919
Confederate Home, Investigate  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Public Lands and Buildings  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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