Kenneth Cooper Alexander was born and reared in the Berkley section of Norfolk, Virginia where he became president of his neighborhood’s civic league and Community Housing and Development Corporation. He is a member and associate minister of his childhood church, Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, and served as an instructor of International Relations at Tidewater Community College.
By profession, Alexander is a Funeral Director and President of Metropolitan Funeral Service, a family-owned business with two locations in Norfolk and one in Portsmouth. Alexander was sworn in to the Senate of Virginia in 2012 and currently serves on the Committees of Finance, Commerce and Labor, Privileges and Elections, and Transportation. Prior to the Senate, he was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates for ten years, and served on the Committees of Commerce and Labor, Education, Privileges and Elections, and Rules. He also served on the Commission on the Medical, Ethical, and Scientific Issues on Stem Cell Research, Commission on Civics Education, and Joint Commission on Technology and Science.
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