ALEXANDER O. McLEOD, farmer, was born December 17, 1848, in Spottsylvania County, Va., where he grew to manhood, and removed to Todd County, Ky., in 1867, his present place of residence. His father, Richard A., of Virginia, died there in 1853. He was the son of Richard A., Sr., a Revolutionary soldier. Subject’s mother, Maria L., daughter of John T. Day, of Virginia, died 1853. To her and husband were born: Subject, Mary L. (Smith), James E. and Marion L. Subject received a good English education. He was married, June 13, 1880, to Miss Hattie E., daughter of Dr. W. C. and Mary S. (Farley), Russell, of Todd County, and from this union sprang two children: William O., February 20, 1882, and Russell E., September 16, 1883. Subject is a farmer, having 125 acres of fine land, in a good state of cultivation. In politics he is a Democrat.