Alexander C. Davidson

Alexander Caldwell Davidson (* December 26, 1826 near Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina; † November 6, 1897 in Westwood near Uniontown, Perry County, Alabama) was an American plantation owner and politician.


Alexander Caldwell Davidson attended the public school in Marengo County ( Alabama) and then graduated on July 11, 1848, the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. He studied law in Mobile ( Alabama), but never practiced. Davidson ran a cotton plantation near Uniontown (Alabama ).

He was 1880 and 1881 a member of the House of Representatives from Alabama over the years. Then he worked 1882-1885 in the Senate of Alabama. Davidson was elected as a Democrat in the 49th U.S. Congress and re-elected in the subsequent 50th Congress. In his candidacy in the 51st U.S. Congress, he suffered a defeat. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from March 4, 1885 to March 3, 1889. Then he went back to farming activities.