14 January 2015

Portrait Of Colonel Alexander McKee


More about Colonel McKee [source]:

...Col. Alexander McKee, who had been Indian agent at Pittsburgh before the Revolutionary War. He was one of the efficient western leaders of Indian forces during the war. He was of Irish birth. After the war, he settled on the Detroit river.

 Alexander McKee...was one of the first three judges of the Court of Common Pleas for the District of Hesse. From 1788 to 1796 this court held sessions at Detroit. He was for a time deputy superintendent general of Indian Affairs... .  Col. McKee died after a short illness on the 14th January 1799... .

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