Alexander Armstrong (1877-1939)
MSA SC 3520-1517
Born in Hagerstown,
County, June 28, 1877. Son of Alexander Armstrong and wife,
Key Scott. Presbyterian. Attended Princeton University,
B.A., 1899; University of Pennyslvania, LL.B., 1903. Admitted to
the bar, 1904. Married Mary Rebekah Woods on January 25, 1911, in
Baltimore; one son, Alexander Armstrong, Jr., born August 20,
Died in Ruxton, Baltimore County, November 20, 1939. Buried in
Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.
Practiced law in Hagerstown and Baltimiore. Attorney for the City of Hagerstown, 1904-06. State's Attorney for Washington County, 1908-14. President, Board of Supervisors of Elections of Washington County, 1912-16. Attorney General, 1919-23. Republican candidate for Governor, 1923. President, First National Bank of Hagerstown. President, The Armstrong Company, Detroit, Michigan.
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