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Davidson McNeil Alexander

Full Name: Davidson McNeil Alexander
Date of birth: August 12, 1862
Date of death: November 25, 1930

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 30 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1) (2) (3)   30th (4)   31st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Weatherford / Parker Senate President Pro Tempore (31st)   Hood, Parker, Somervell, Tarrant

(1) 31st Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 7/19/1910, 3rd C.S. Senate Journal.
(2) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
(3) 31st Legislature - Roll Call of holdover Senators, 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(4) 30th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and photo, "D.M. Alexander Dies Suddenly," 11/25/1930, pp. 1, 6; "D.M. Alexander Funeral Is Conducted," 11/26/1930, p. 15. Parker County Judge 1900-1904, State Senator 1907-1911 while residing in Weatherford; born 8/12/1862 in Tennessee; died 11/25/1930 in Fort Worth. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Portraits and biographical sketch, "Our friends in the Legislature," Volume 5, number 1, May 1909, pp. 14-17. D.M. Alexander, native of Tennessee, county judge of Parker county from 1900 to 1904. Texas State Journal of Medicine, 1905.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - David M. Alexander, Weatherford, Parker County, age 40, born August 1860 in Tennessee, wife Emma.
    Census of 1910 - David M. Alexander, Weatherford, Parker County, age 47, born circa 1863 in Tennessee, occupation Senator "12th District," wife Emma. FamilySearch. 1900 1910
  • Davidson McNeil Alexander, birth date 8/12/1862, death date 11/25/1930 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, wife Emma Alexander, burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • David M. Alexander. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • D.M. Alexander and his wife Emma lived in Edward and Nellie Neer Home, 321 West Columbia Street, in 1904-05. He was elected state senator, serving from 1907-11. Parker County Heritage Society, 2010.
  • Death notice, "Alexander, Ex-State Senator, Dies at 68," 11/25/1930, p. 13. Port Arthur News.
  • Death notice, "Ft. Worth Attorney Succumbs at Home," 11/26/1930, p. 20. San Antonio Express.
  • Parker County, Texas - History - Early Days in Parker County by Hon. D.M. Alexander. From The Weekly Herald, Weatherford, Texas, Saturday evening, 7/6/1911. Parker County, TXGenWeb Project.


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Committee Information top

31st R.S. - 1909
Commerce and Manufactures  
Consideration of Message from Gov. Campbell  
Educational Affairs (Chair) 
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 2  
Mining and Irrigation  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  
Towns and City Corporations  
30th R.S. - 1907
Commerce and Manufactures  
Contingent Expenses  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 2  
Labor (Chair) 
Privileges and Elections  
Public Land and Land Office  
Stock and Stock Raising  
Towns and City Corporations  

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