Elizabeth Akin Alexander

Portrait of Elizabeth Akin Alexander Headstone Photograph


James Patterson Alexander
Apr. 21, 1883 - Jan. 1, 1948
County, Judge McLennan County
1917 - 1921
Professor of Law, Baylor University
1920 - 1940
District Judge, 19th District
1921 - 1925
Associate Justice, Court of Civil Appeals,
10th Supreme Judicial District
1931 - 1941
Chief Justice, The Supreme Court of Texas
1941 - 1948

Elizabeth Akin Alexander
Sept. 30, 1894 - Oct. 4, 1989
Full Name: Elizabeth Akin Alexander
Location: Section:Republic Hill, Section 2 (C2)
Row:L  Number:2
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of James Patterson Alexander 
Birth Date: September 30, 1894 
Died: October 4, 1989 
Burial Date: October 7, 1989 

ALEXANDER, ELIZABETH AKIN (1894~1989) Elizabeth Akin Alexander, wife of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas, James P. Alexander, was born on September 30, 1894, in McLennan County, Texas

On August 2, 1916, she married James P. Alexander, who was serving as McLennan County Judge. Together, they had a daughter, Nancy, and two grandsons, Jim and Jeff.

After being elected Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas, the Alexanders moved to Austin, where the judge passed away on January 1, 1948. Mrs. Alexander, who continued to live in Austin, passed away on October 4, 1989, and was buried next to her husband in the Texas State Cemetery three days later.

Information taken from: obituary, Austin American-Statesman, Thursday, October 5, 1989.

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