Daniel William Alexander

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Biographical information


Political activist and Clergyman

First name: 
Daniel William
Last name: 
Date of birth: 
Location of birth: 
Port Elizabeth

Daniel William Alexander was born in 1880 in Port Elizabeth, the son of a West Indian father and an African mother. Ordained as an Anglican minister, he later became leader of the separatist African Orthodox Church, which had its headquarters in America. Alexander was an officer of the Pretoria branch of the African People's Organization (APO) and a member of the Joint Council movement. He was a participant at Non-European Conference and the 1939 European-Bantu Conference.

• Gerhart G.M and Karis T. (ed)(1977).

Last updated : 22-Jul-2011

This article was produced for South African History Online on 22-Jul-2011