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Franklin Pierce Alexander Frank Pierce Alexander
Full Name: Franklin Pierce Alexander
Date of birth: September 1, 1853
Date of death: August 25, 1913

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 25 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Greenville / Hunt Speaker   Hunt
H 25 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (3)   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Hunt
H 25 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Hunt
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • ALEXANDER, FRANKLIN PIERCE (1853-1913). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • 30th Speaker of the House of Representatives: Franklin Pierce Alexander. Photo and biographical sketch. Alexander born "apparently on September 1, 1853, although one source cites the same date in 1855." Death date 8/25/1913. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Other Resources
  • Franklin Pierce Alexander, birth date 9/1/1853, death date 8/25/1913, interment in Rose Hill Cemetery, Wapanucka, Johnston County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave.
  • Birth date 9/1853 in South Carolina; death date 8/25/1913 in Wapanucka, Oklahoma. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Franklin Pierce Alexander, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Photograph. Frank P. Alexander, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Frank P. Alexander, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Finance  
    Insurance, Statistics and History (Chair) 
    Internal Improvement  
    New Capitol, Governor's Message (Chair) 
    Public Printing  
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Insurance and Statistics (Chair) 
    Internal Improvement  
    State Affairs  
     

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