Alexander, Robert, Dd
Alexander, Robert, D.D.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Tennessee, August 7, 1811. He was converted at the age of seventeen; the next year was licensed to exhort, and the following year joined the Tennessee Conference; in 1833 was transferred to the Mississippi Conference; in 1836 was appointed missionary to Texas, and labored zealously and successfully in that field in various capacities until near the time of his death, which occurred in 1882. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church South, 1882, page 119.