01/23/1792 - 05/04/1870

BRACKENRIDGE, Alexander, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, January 23, 1792 in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa.; judicial clerk (3 years); lawyer (1814-1870); Federal District Attorney for Western Pennsylvania; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1844 term; unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1844); elected, clerk, Pitt Township (1848-1852); elected, assistant assessor, Pitt Township (1852-1854); died, May 4, 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, First Presbyterian Churchyard, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (defunct); removed to Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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