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Alexander Clark MITCHELL

(1860-1911)

MITCHELL, Alexander Clark, a Representative from Kansas; born in Cincinnati, Ohio, October 11, 1860; moved to Kansas in 1867 with his parents, who settled in Douglas County, near Lawrence; attended the public schools, and was graduated from the law department of the University of Kansas at Lawrence in 1889; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Lawrence, Kans.; prosecuting attorney of Douglas County 1894-1898; member of the Kansas University board of regents 1904-1910; member of the State board of law examiners 1907-1910; member of the State house of representatives 1907-1911; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1911, until his death in Lawrence, Kans., July 7, 1911; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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