Alexander W. Gregg
Alexander White Gregg was born on January 31, 1855, in Centerville, Leon County, Texas. Alexander was the child of James Gregg and Susan C Beal. He married Mary B Brooks on June 20, 1888, in Anderson County, Texas. Alexander passed away April 30, 1919, in Palestine, Anderson County, Texas, at the age of 64, and was buried there.<ref>
Gregg was born in Centerville, Texas on January 31, 1855. As a child, he went to a public school. He attended King College in Bristol, Tennessee, graduating in 1874 and later studied law at the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. He was admitted to the Texas bar in 1878 and commenced practice in Palestine, Texas.
Gregg served in the Texas Senate between 1886-1888. He ran for Texas's 7th congressional district, and held a seat there between 1903 - 1919. He served as Chairman of the Committee on War Claims (1913–1919). He did not run for re-election in 1918 and died a month after his term ended in Palestine, Texas, and is buried in East Hill Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Alexander W. Gregg (id: G000441)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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