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Moses Alexander

Moses Alexander Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1853
Place of Birth Germany
Death day January 4, 1932 (78 years old)
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
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Moses Alexander

Moses Alexander was the 11th governor of Idaho, the second most elected governor of a state in America and the first to practice that religion. He served from 1915 to 1919 and remains head of the state's only Jewish executive.

Born November 13, 1853, Obrigheim, Bavaria
Died January 4, 1932, Boise, Idaho
Resting place Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Helena Kaestner Alexander (1853, 1949)
Children 4
Residence Boise
Profession Merchant
Lieutenant Herman H. Taylor, Ernest L. Parker
Preceded by John M. Haines
Succeeded by D. W. Davis

About Moses Alexander

First Jewish Governor of Idaho, an office he served from 1915 to 1919, who was an ardent supporter of prohibition. He also served as the Mayor of Boise from 1897 to 1899 and then again from 1901 to 1903.

Moses Alexander before fame

He emigrated from Bavaria to the US in 1867 and lived in New York and Missouri before arriving in Idaho in 1891.

Achievement of Moses Alexander

He was only the second Jewish governor of any US state.

Moses Alexander family life

He married Helena Kaestner in 1876.

Associations of Moses Alexander

He paved the way for other Jewish governors like Eliot Spitzer.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Moses Alexander

  • The governors of the Jewish United States of America
  • Governor of Idaho
  • Mayor of Boise, Idaho
  • Idaho Democrat
  • American peaceful activists

Latest information about Moses Alexander updated on June 07 2021.