James Alexander

Lawyer, Deceased Person

1691 – 1756

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Who was James Alexander?

James Alexander was a lawyer and statesman in colonial New York. He served in the Colonial Assembly and as Attorney General of the colony in 1721-1723. His son William was later a Major General in the Continental Army during the American revolution. Alexandria Township, New Jersey was named after James Alexander.

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Born
1691
Scotland
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
1756

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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