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Archie A. Alexander

Alexander & Repass

1914 - 1954

Construction & Real Estate

1910 b. 1888
UndergraduateIowa State University
Born-Died1888 - 1958
BirthplaceIowa (IA)
RaceBlack or African American
FatherLaborer, Un-/Semi-skilled
Era - 1910

Alexander was one of the first and most successful black engineers to enter the large-scale industrial construction business. Through his leadership, his firm built over 300 major construction projects in the United States including several bridges, dams, and roadways such as the elevated K Street highway and Tidal Basin Bridge in Washington, D.C.