Alexander S. Clay

Alexander S. Clay

Alexander S. Clay
United States Senator
from Georgia
In office
March 4, 1897 – November 13, 1910
Preceded by John B. Gordon
Succeeded by Joseph M. Terrell
Personal details
Born Alexander Stephens Clay
(1853-09-25)September 25, 1853
Died November 13, 1910(1910-11-13) (aged 57)
Political party Democratic

Alexander Stephens Clay (September 25, 1853 – November 13, 1910) was a Georgia.


Clay was born in city council in 1880 and 1881.

Clay was a member of the Georgia Senate from 1892 to 1894 and served as its president for his last two years in that body. In 1896 Clay was elected to the U.S. Senate and reelected twice (in 1902 and 1908). As a U.S. senator, Clay served as chair of the Committee on Revolutionary Claims and as a member of the Committee on Woman Suffrage.

Clay died in Atlanta while in office in 1910 and was buried in the City Cemetery in Marietta. Joseph M. Terrell was appointed to fulfill the remainder of Clay's term.

Family relationships

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