Charles O. AlexanderRepublican
Died: November 2, 1899 in San Francisco Bay, CA
1889-1890s: Member, California Harbor Commission
1898-1888: Assistant Oakland Postmaster, U. S. Post Office Department
- Suicide: Alexander, the Assistant Postmaster for Oakland, was under investigation by postal inspectors for neglecting his duties when he committed suicide by drowning himself in the Oakland estuary.
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "SUICIDE BY DROWNING Oakland's Assistant Postmaster Had Neglected His Duties," Los Angeles Herald, Number 34, 3 November 1899