Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, edited by James
Grant Wilson, John Fiske and Stanley L. Klos. Six volumes, New York: D. Appleton
and Company, 1887-1889 and 1999. Virtualology.com warns that these 19th Century
biographies contain errors and bias. We rely on volunteers to edit the historic
biographies on a continual basis. If you would like to edit this biographyplease
submit a rewritten biography in text form.
If acceptable, the new biography will be published above the 19th Century
Appleton's Cyclopedia Biography citing the volunteer editor
Virtual American Biographies
Over 30,000 personalities
with thousands of 19th Century illustrations, signatures, and exceptional life
welcomes editing and additions to the
biographies. To become this site's editor or a contributor
or e-mail Virtualology here.
MEBANE, Alexander, statesman, born in Orange county, North Carolina, 26 November, 1744; died there, 5 July, 1795 His father, of the same name, came from the north of Ireland to Pennsylvania, but removed to Orange county, North Carolina, before the Revolution. The eldest sons, William and Robert, were officers in the Continental army. Alexander was a member of the Provincial congress at Halifax in 1776, of the convention that refused to ratify the National constitution in 1787, and of the legislature in 1783-'93 In the latter year he took his seat in congress, and he was re-elected, but died before entering on his second term.--His son, James, was many times a member of the legislature between 1808 and 1828, and speaker of the house in 1821.
This site and its contents are not affiliated, connected,
associated with or authorized by the individual, family,
friends, or trademarked entities utilizing any part or
the subject's entire name. Any official or affiliated
sites that are related to this subject will be hyper
linked below upon submission
and Evisum, Inc. review.
Please join us in our mission to incorporate America's Four United Republics discovery-based curriculum into the classroom of every primary and secondary school in the United States of America by July 2, 2026, the nation’s 250th birthday. , the United States of America: We The
People. Click Here