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Alexander Leo, Jr. Alexander Leo, Jr.
Full Name: Alexander J. Leo, Jr.
Date of birth: 1852
Date of death: November 24, 1883

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 83 Jan 9, 1883 - Nov 24, 1883 18th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Edinburg / Hidalgo   Duval, Hidalgo, Starr, Webb, Zapata, Encinal
(1) Home post office, Hidalgo; home county, Hidalgo. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Home post office, Edinburg; home county, Hidalgo. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
(3) John McAllen, in special election 12/24/1883, sworn 1/9/1884, succeeded Alexander J. Leo, died 11/24/1883. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Account of Alexander Leo's death in office and John McAllen's election to the 18th Legislature, pp. 371-373. I Would Rather Sleep in Texas: a History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant, 2003.
  • Description of relationship between John McAllen, Alexander Leo, Jr., and Edward Dougherty. Relatives: Alexander J. Leo, Jr. - son-in-law, Edward Dougherty - father-in-law, pp. 356-359. I Would Rather Sleep in Texas: a History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant, 2003.
  • 18th Legislature, Called Session, House Journal. Memorial services in memory of Hon. W.H. Tucker of Anderson County (death date 6/15/1883) and Hon. A.J. Leo of Hidalgo County, Evening Session, 1/29/1884, pp. 95-98, and Memorial page, p. 99. Includes biographical sketches, memorial resolution, and memorial of A.J. Leo in Spanish by Hon. S. Benavides. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biography, Alexander J. Leo, p. 267. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • A.J. Leo, sheriff, born in 1852 in Hidalgo, TX. Father and mother (Catharine Leo in the 1860 Louisiana Census) born in Prussia. FamilySearch.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Alexander Leo, Jr., 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
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