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Arts and entertainment

  • John Alexander (actor) (1897–1982), American stage and film actor
  • John Alexander (director), British television director
  • John Alexander (painter) (1686 – c. 1733), Scottish historical painter and engraver
  • John Alexander (tenor) (1923–1990), opera star
  • John Marshall Alexander, Jr., birthname of American singer Johnny Ace (1929–1954)
  • John White Alexander (1856–1915), American painter
  • John Alexander (artist) (born 1945), American artist

Politics

  • John Alexander (councillor) (b. 1988), Scottish National Party politician from Dundee, Scotland
  • John Alexander (Ohio politician) (1777–1848), U.S. Representative from Ohio
  • John Alexander (MP) (1802–1885), Irish member of the UK Parliament (1853–1859) for Carlow Borough
  • John M. Alexander Jr. (born 1949), member of the North Carolina Senate
  • John G. Alexander (1893–1971), U.S. Representative from Minnesota
  • John Alexander (Australian politician) (born 1951), member of the Australian House of Representatives
  • John Alexander (New Zealand politician) (1876–1941), member of the New Zealand Legislative Council, 1934–1941
  • John Alexander (New South Wales colonial politician), member of the New South Wales Legislative Council
  • John D. Alexander (1903–?), Canadian politician

Military

  • John B. Alexander (born 1937), retired US Army colonel and leading advocate for the development of non-lethal weapons
  • John Alexander (captain) (1711–1763), one of the founders of Alexandria, Virginia
  • John Alexander (VC) (died 1857), Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • John Hanks Alexander (1864–1894), African American officer in the US armed forces

Religion

  • John Alexander (bishop) (1694–1776), Scottish Episcopal Bishop of Dunkeld
  • John Alexander (Presbyterian minister) (1686–1743), minister and patristic commentator
  • John Alexander (nonconformist minister) (1736–1765), scriptural commentator

Sports

  • John Alexander (American football) (1896–1986), professional American football
  • John Alexander (defensive end) (born 1955), American football player
  • John Alexander (racing driver) (born 1954), American race car driver
  • John Alexander (tennis) (born 1951), Australian tennis player, commentator, and politician
  • John Alexander (footballer, born 1955) (born 1955), English former footballer and Manchester United club secretary
  • John Alexander (footballer, born 1985) (born 1985), English football forward for Darlington and many non-league clubs

Others

  • John Henry Alexander (1812–1867), scientist and president of Georges Creek Coal & Iron Co.
  • John Alexander (chief clerk) (1830–1916), chief clerk to Bow Street Magistrates' Court, editor of The Police Gazette
  • John Amyas Alexander (1922–2010), archaeologist at St John's College, Cambridge
  • John Alexander (priest) (1833–1908), Dean of Ferns, 1899–1908
  • John Alexander (doctor) (died 1901), medical health officer

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