Notes for Rue J. Alexander
Notes for Rue J. Alexander

Served two terms as Secretary of State 1943-1947. Member of State Fair Board. Appointed Lt. Gov. by Gov. Ralph F. Gates in 1948. A Mason, a Shriner, an Elk, a member of Columbia Club in Indianapolis, AMERICAN LEGION (in WW I), 40 and 8, Rotary, and M.E. Church. Buried in Pine Village Cemetery.



Name in full Alexander, Rueville.
Date and place of birth Oct 4, 1889 Talbot, Indiana.
Race white.
Birthplace of parents both of Warren County, Indiana.
Maried Ella Helmerick Paxton, Il.
Occupation before entering the service Automobile Mechanic.
Residence before entering the service Harold Street,
Boswell, Benton County, Indiana.
Date of Induction into service June 28,1918, place West
Layfayette Indiana.
Rank Private in Auto Mechanics, Branch School from June 28,
1918. National Army.
Assighned to Company A. Truck Master School.
Where Trained; Purdue Univerity Training Detatchment.
Promotions Pvt. to Acting Sgt. Sep 8, 1918
Recommended for commission Sep 13, 1918. Sighned Aplication
for commission Sep, 28,1918
Armistice Sighned before commission granted.
Discharged Dec 13, 1918. Act Sergeant.
Return to Civil Life Motor Transportation.
Present home adress; Harold street, Benton County, Indiana.