Alpheus B. Alger
|Alpheus Brown Alger|
|Mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts|
January 1891 – January 1892
|Preceded by||Henry Gilmore|
|Succeeded by||William Bancroft|
|Member of the
Massachusetts State Senate
Third Middlesex District
1886 – 1887
|Member of the
Board of Aldermen
of Cambridge, Massachusetts
1884 – 1884
|Born||October 8, 1854
|Died||May 4, 1895
|Alma mater||Harvard College, Harvard Law School|
Alpheus Brown Alger (October 8, 1854 – May 4, 1895) was a Massachusetts politician who served in the Massachusetts State Senate, as a member of the Board of Aldermen and as the Mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Alger was born to Edwin Alden and Amanda Malvina Buswell. From October 1875 to January 1877 Alger studied law at Harvard Law School and he was admitted to the bar for the County of Middlesex on June 4, 1877.
Alger was active in the Democratic party. From 1878 to 1891 Alger was a member of the Cambridge Democratic Committee, from 1884 to 1891 he was a member of Massachusetts' Democratic party state committee, and he represented Massachusetts' eight Congressional District at the 1888 Democratic National Convention. He died on May 4, 1895 in North Cambridge, Massachusetts.
- Reed, Warren A. (1888), Harvard College Class of 1875 Secretary's Report, No. V., Cambridge, Ma: Harvard College, p. 7.
- Toomey, Daniel P. (1892), Massachusetts of Today: a Memorial of the State, Historical and Biographical, Boston, MA: Columbia Publishing Company, p. 296.
- Reed, Warren A. (1888), Harvard College Class of 1875 Secretary's Report, No. V., Cambridge, Ma: Harvard College, p. 8.
- Cambridge City Council (1890), The Revised Ordinances of 1889 of the city of Cambridge, Boston, MA: Cambridge City Council, p. 166.
- "Ex-Mayor Alger of Cambridge". Boston Evening Transcript. May 4, 1895. p. 8. "Died This Morning. Once Aldermen of Cambridge, Senator for Two Terms and Twice Chosen Mayor of Cambridge"
- Reed, Warren A. (1891), Harvard College Class of 1875 Secretary's Report, No. VI. - 1875-1891, Harvard College, p. 9.
|Mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts
January 1891 - January 1892
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