ABOUT H. Alexander
A Life Dedicated to
H. Alexander Duncan, a Seminole County native, was born and raised in the rural village of Geneva.
Between his family background and rural upbringing, combined with an excellent public school education, H. Alexander was blessed with the building blocks for an exciting and successful future in public service.
The son of Oscar and Bernice King Duncan, H. Alexander continues to follow in the footsteps of generations of his family.
Mr. Duncan’s great-grandfather was an early Civil Rights pioneer in Central Florida after establishing the family
headquarters in Winter Garden in 1920. His advocacy for African-American economic, educational and political pursuits during such times would lead to his eventual lynching in 1936. After many more years of threats of violence, 9 of the then 10 family branches would leave Florida by 1940 - some never to return for generations. H. Alexander’s grandfather would lead the only branch to remain.
He attended Geneva Elementary (amazingly, when it was still a one building brick schoolhousel), Jackson Heights Middle, and graduated from Oviedo High School.
Mostly known for his athletic prowess (he lettered in both football and track as a high school freshman)...Read More