Franklin Pierce Alexander

Franklin Pierce Alexander

Full Name: Franklin Pierce "Frank" 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

Other Resources

  • Franklin P. Alexander, birth date 9/1/1853, death date 8/25/1913, burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Wapanucka, Johnston County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "F.P. Alexander Dies," Frederick Weekly Enterprise (Frederick, Oklahoma), 8/29/1913, p. 4. "He was born in one of the Carolinas, moving to Greenville, Texas, when a young man where he married Col. J.C. Bayne's daughter. He was connected with several papers in the Lone Star State, was elected to the legislature and was for a time speaker of the lower house."


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Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
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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