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Alexander, Joshua Willis

Born: 1852 AD
Died: 1936 AD, at 84 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1852 - Joshua Willis Alexander was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on the 2nd of January.


1863 - Alexander settled in Missouri.


1872 - Graduated from Christian University in Caton, Missouri.


1877-1881 - He became a Public Administrator of Daviess County, Missouri.


1882-1901 - He became a secretary and then president of the Board of Education of Gallatin, Missouri.


1883-1887 - He became a member of the Missouri State House of Representatives.


1891-1892 - He became a mayor of Gallatin, Missouri.


1901-1907 - He became a judge of the seventh Judicial Circuit of Missouri.


1907-1919 - He was elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth and to the six succedding Congresses from March 4, 1907 to December 15, 1919.


1919-1921 - He became a United States Secretary of Commerce in the Cabinet of President Wilson from December 16, 1919 to March 4, 1921.


1922 - He was delegated at large to the Missouri State Constitutional Convention.


1936 - He died in Gallatin, Missouri on the 27th of February.


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