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William Preston Alexander

William P. 'Will' Alexander, Sr.
Full Name: William Preston "Will" Alexander, Sr.
Birth date: July 28, 1867
Death date: July 13, 1941

Terms of Service

  • House, 39th (2) (5) (7) Legislature
    1/13/1925 - 1/11/1927
    Democrat
  • House, 36th (1) (3) (4) (6) (8) Legislature
    1/14/1919 - 1/11/1921
    Democrat
(1) MART, TEXAS. "Mart, once known as Willow Springs, is a small incorporated city eighteen miles east of Waco on State Highway 164 in the eastern corner of McLennan County." [about 12 miles southwest of Prairie Hill] Handbook of Texas Online .
(2) Prairie Hill [in Limestone county]. House Journal .
(3) Limestone County - Will P. Alexander. House Journal .
(4) Mart [in McLennan county]; home county - Limestone. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) Prairie Hill, Limestone County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(6) "Local and Personal," 10/24/1918, p. 3. "W.P. Alexander of Prairie Hill was selected to fill the vacancy on the ticket caused by the recent death of Hon. A.H. Seawright . . ." Mexia Weekly Herald .
(7) Mart [in McLennan county]. Texas Legislative Manual .
(8) Mart [in McLennan county]. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 47th Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 6, 9/10/1941, p. 35, "a valuable citizen and resident of Coolidge and Prairie Hill." Resolutions - Memorial .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • William Preston Alexander, Democrat from Mart, born in Kentucky, 34 years in Texas, age 57 in 1925. Card File .
  • W.P. Alexander, birth date 7/28/1867, death date 7/13/1941, interment in Prairie Hill Cemetery, Prairie Hill, Limestone County. Find a Grave .
  • 36th Legislature - Will P. Alexander. 39th Legislature - William Preston Alexander. Texas Legislative Manual .
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