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James Alexander

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Birthplace: Village of Perth & Kinshire, Muthill, Perthshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Albany or New York City
Cause of death: Complications from a Cold, Gout
Place of Burial: Plot: Section S5, Southside, Trinity Churchyard, Manhattan, New York County, New York
Immediate Family:

Son of David Alexander and Elizabeth Alexander
Husband of Mary Alexander and Maria Alexander
Father of Mary Livingston; James Alexander; William Alexander, Earl of Stirling; Elizabeth Stevens; Catherine Alexander and 2 others

Occupation: Lawyer (Attorney General) 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.
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About James Alexander, Attorney General of New Jersey

"James Alexander (c.1691–1756) 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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James Alexander, Attorney General of New Jersey's Timeline

1691
1691
Muthill, Perthshire, Scotland
1721
January 1, 1721
Age 30
New York, New York County, New York
October 16, 1721
Age 30
1723
1723
Age 32
1725
December 27, 1725
Age 34
New York
1726
1726
Age 35
1727
December 4, 1727
Age 36
1731
1731
Age 40
1736
1736
Age 45
1756
April 2, 1756
Age 65
Albany or New York City