Frances F. Alexander

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Frances F. Alexander[1]
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Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives[1]
6th Essex District[1]
In office
1983[1] – 1991[2]
President[1][2] of the
Beverly, Massachusetts[1]
Board of Aldermen[1][2]
In office
1978[1] – 1981[1]
Member of the
Beverly, Massachusetts[1]
Board of Aldermen[1]
In office
1976[1] – 1981[1]
Personal details
Born June 16, 1919[1]
Salem, Massachusetts[1]
Died May 16, 2010[3][4]
Beverly, Massachusetts[2]
Nationality American
Political party Democratic[1]
Spouse(s) Albert Alexander, m. in 1942, divorced in 1966.[2]
Alma mater Salem State College,[1] Gordon College,[1]
Nickname(s) Fran[3]

Frances F. Alexander (June 16, 1919 – May 16, 2010) was an American businesswoman,[4][2] and politician who served on the School Committee, and as a member and President[2] of the Beverly, Massachusetts Board of Aldermen,[2] and in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.[2]




  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r O'Neill, Edward B. (1983), 1983-1984 Public officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, MA: Commonwealth of Massachusetts, p. 83. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Stewart, Bishop (May 20, 2010), Frances Alexander, 90; served 8 years as state representative, Boston, MA: The Boston Globe 
  3. ^ a b Leighton, Paul (May 18, 2010), Fran Alexander recalled as 'public servant unrivaled', Salem, MA: The Salem News 
  4. ^ a b The Salem News (May 19, 2010), Our view: Beverly's Alexander blazed trail for women in politics, Salem, MA: The Salem News