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WILLIAM KELLER ALEXANDER


Photo credit:

Linn, John Blair.  History of Centre and Clinton Counties, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippencott & Co., 1883.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1876 Democrat
1877 Democrat
1878 Democrat
1875 Democrat
 Counties   Centre

Biography

05/10/1840 - 01/19/1902

ALEXANDER, William Keller, a Representative from Centre County; born, May 10, 1840 in Harris Township, Centre County, Pa.; attended, Dickinson Seminary (now Lycoming College).; merchant; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in a Special Election on February 16, 1875; Sworn-In on February 25, 1875 to serve the remaining 1875 term; reelected to the House in 1875, 1876, 1877 and 1878; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1879 term; engaged, grain and coal business; director, Patrons’ Fire Insurance Company; died, January 19, 1902 in Millheim, Centre County, Pennsylvania; interred, Union Cemetery, Millheim, Centre County, Pennsylvania.