J.D. Alexander

Jefferson Davis Alexander

Full Name: Jefferson Davis "Jeff" Alexander
Date of birth: March 17, 1861
Date of death: March 20, 1925

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 1 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1) (2)   Democrat De Kalb / Bowie   Bowie

(1) Siloam, Bowie County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) DeKalb. Texas Legislative Manual.

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House District 1
Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899
Legislatures: 25th (1) (2)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: De Kalb / Bowie
Counties in district: Bowie

(1) Siloam, Bowie County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) DeKalb. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Jefferson Davis Alexander, birth date 3/17/1861 in Sand Hill, Bowie County, death date 3/20/1925 in Lamesa, Dawson County, spouse Alice Lillian Carter (1866-1924, death date 10/8/1924). Residence in Bowie County in 1880, birth of children in DeKalb, Bowie County, in 1892 and 1894. The Tree of Life Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1880 - Jefferson D. Alexander, Bowie County, age 19, born circa 1861 in Texas, works on farm, son of William P. and Sarah Alexander.
    J.D. Alexander, marriage to A.L. Carter 5/29/1882 in Little River County, Arkansas; residence place Bowie County, Texas.
    Census of 1900 - Jeff Alexander, Montgomery County, age 39, born December 1860 in Texas, farmer, spouse Alice Alexander, sons Henry and Virgie, daughter Daisy.
    Census of 1910 - Jefferson D. Alexander, Dawson County, age 49, born circa 1861 in Texas, farmer, spouse Alice L. Alexander, sons Henry H., Virgil V., James C., Jeff D., and Morris M., daughter Daisy D.
    Census of 1920 - J.D. Alexander, Bowie County, age 58, born circa 1862 in Texas, farmer, spouse Allice Alexander, daughter Daisey D., sons James C. and J.D. Alexander, Jr.
    Jefferson Davis Alexander and Alice Lillian Carter, parents of Virgil Vernon Alexander, birth date 10/29/1894 in DeKalb, Bowie County, death date 7/20/1970; and James Carter Alexander, birth date 6/6/1901, death date 9/22/1975. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910 1920 Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957 Texas Deaths - James Carter Alexander Texas Deaths - Virgil Vernon Alexander
  • Jeff Alexander (1861-1925), burial in Five Mile Cemetery, Fivemile, Dawson County. Find a Grave.
  • 25th Legislature (1897) - J.D. Alexander, postoffice DeKalb, nativity Texas, age 35, farmer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

25th R.S. - 1897
Agricultural Affairs  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Penitentiaries and Convict Farms, Special  
State Asylums  

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