Commodore Alexander James Dallas

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Commodore Alexander James Dallas

Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Death: June 03, 1844 (53)
Callao, Peru
Place of Burial: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander James Dallas, U.S. Sec'y Treasury and Arabella Maria Dallas
Husband of Henrietta Constantia Dallas and Mary Byrd Dallas
Father of Col Alexander James Dallas, III; Emily Madeline Wyman; Capt. (USA) Horatio Nelson Dallas; Mary Byrd Willis Quicksall and Trevanion Barlow Dallas, Sr.,
Brother of Sophia Burrell Bache; George Mifflin Dallas, 11th Vice President USA; Trevanion Barlow Dallas; Maria Charlotte Campbell and Matilda Wilkins

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About Commodore Alexander James Dallas *

Alexander James Dallas (May 15, 1791 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - June 3, 1844 in Callao, Peru) was an officer in the United States Navy.

He served in the War of 1812, operations against Algiers in 1815, and in the suppression of piracy with the West Indies Squadron. Dallas also established and commanded the Pensacola Navy Yard from 1832 to 1843, and served in the Second Seminole War.


Fort Dallas in Florida, and the U.S. Naval destroyer USS Dallas (DD-199) are named after him.


His father, also named Alexander James Dallas, was the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury under James Madison. His brother, George M. Dallas was Vice President of the U.S. under James K. Polk.

Persondata Name Dallas, Alexander J. Alternative names Short description United States Navy officer Date of birth May 15, 1791 Place of birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Date of death June 3, 1844 Place of death Callao, Peru

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Commodore Alexander James Dallas's Timeline

May 15, 1791
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Connecticut, USA
March 2, 1830
District Of Columbia, USA
July 15, 1835
Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
March 24, 1838
Florida, USA
September 11, 1843
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
June 3, 1844
Age 53
Callao, Peru
St. Peter's Episcopal Churchyard, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States