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Alexander J. Leo, Jr.

A.J. Leo
Full Name: Alexander J. Leo, Jr.
Birth date: 1852
Death date: November 24, 1883

Terms of Service

  • House, 18th (1) (2) (3) (4) Legislature
    1/9/1883 - 11/24/1883
    Democrat
(1) 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.
(2) Hidalgo, Hidalgo County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.
(4) Edinburg, Hidalgo County. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 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 .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Biographical sketch, Alexander J. Leo, p. 267. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.

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