Hello Al, Thank you for your very interesting information I hope I can find a connection to my family. I was brief in theinfo I gave on the first posting here is all that I have.
My father was ROY OLEN ALEXANDER b. Mar 13,1923 in Kingston NY. Was in the Marines 1941-45 maried my mother MYRTLE JANE SHAW on Sept. 12 1948. died Aug 4 2000 Hiawatha IA.
His father was ELLIS WILLIAM ALEXANDER b.1868 Probably Oxford PA. Married MYRTLE CLARK in 1926 and he died Aug 3rd 1942 in Oxford PA. He was the long time owner of Alexander's meat market and introduced scrapple to most of the world.
His partner in this business was his father JAMES P. ALEXANDER (don't have birth or death dates yet) married MARTHA EDITH FOY on Apr. 24 1867
I have been looking for my family history for only a few short months and am thrilled at the info I have found so far. I have all the documentation for the info.
May I ask what you taught at Iowa State U. for 35 years?
Thank you again for your interst and sharing your information with me.