Alexander MEBANE, Congress, NC (1744-1795)


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.

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