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MEBANE, Alexander

1744–1795

Biography

MEBANE, Alexander, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Hawfields, N.C., November 26, 1744; attended the common schools of Orange County; delegate to the Provincial Congress of North Carolina in 1776; justice of the peace in 1776 and sheriff of Orange County in 1777; auditor of the Hillsboro district in 1783 and 1784; member of the Hillsboro convention in 1788 and of the Fayetteville convention in 1789; member of the state house of commons 1787-1792; elected as an Anti-Administration candidate to the Third Congress (March 4, 1793-March 3, 1795); died at Hawfields, Orange County, N.C., July 5, 1795.

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