Julian P. Alexander
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Julian P. Alexander
|Justice of the Supreme Court of Mississippi|
1941 – 1953 (died in office)
|Born||December 7, 1887|
|Died||January 1, 1953 (aged 65)|
New Orleans, Louisiana
|Alma mater||University of Mississippi School of Law|
Julian Alexander was the son of Charlton Henry Alexander and Matilda Macmillan Alexander. He received his secondary education in Jackson, Mississippi and attended Millsaps College and Southwestern Presbyterian University. He received an AB degree from Princeton University in 1908, and an LL.B. from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1910.
In 1913, Julian married Corabel Wharton Roberts, with whom he had three children.
- Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi (1916-1919)
- U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi (1919-1922)
- Circuit Court judge for the seventh District of Mississippi (1934-1939)
- Associate justice for the Mississippi Supreme Court (1941-1953)
- Alexander, Julian P. 1953. Mississippi Jury Instructions. St. Paul: West Publishing Company.
Death and legacy
Judge Alexander died from coronary thrombosis in New Orleans, Louisiana, on January 1, 1953, while attending the Sugar Bowl football game at Tulane Stadium. He was interred at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Jackson, Mississippi.
- James B. Lloyd (ed.) 1981. Lives of Mississippi Authors, 1817 - 1967. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi Retrieved 2015-07-18.
- Princeton Alumni Weekly, Memorials (Julian Power Alexander), Vol. LIII, No. 15 (February 6, 1953) Retrieved 2015-07-18.
- Approaching the Fifteenth: The Class of 1908 in 1922. Princeton, N.J.: The Princeton University Press Retrieved 2015-07-19.
- Princeton Alumni Weekly, With the Alumni '08, Vol. XLI, No. 7 (November 11, 1940) Retrieved 2015-07-19.
- Mississippi Hall of Fame Retrieved 2015-07-18.