Biography of W. A. Alenznder
Chicago, Cook County, Il Biographies

ALEXANDER, W. A. - Born near Corinth, Miss., thirty five years ago, and spent his entire life until 26 years of age on a farm. Came to Chicago on a visit, and by accident concluded to enter the commercial world, since which time he has been very successful, having accumulated large property, and built up a large business for the Fidelity and Casualty Company, of New York, for which he is manager in its western department; is president of the Drexel Railway Supply Company one of he most unportant corporations of its kind in the west; is a director in the Street in Cairo," of the World's Columbian Exposition; is a member of the insurance auxiliary committee of the World's Fair, and chairman of its employers' liability department; is vice-president of the Sheridan Road Association; a Mason of high degree, and a member of the Chicago, Union League, Marquette and Sunset clubs.


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The Handbook of Chicago Biography
Edited by John J Flinn.
The Standard Guide Company
Chicago 1893

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