John Thomas Alsop, Jr. (1874 in Halifax County, North Carolina – May 11, 1958) was a member of the Virginia Glee Club during the Glee Club 1894-1895 season. A resident of Macon, Georgia and a second year law student at the University of Virginia during this season, he was a member of Kappa Alpha, O.N.E., and the president of the Tennis Association..
After serving in Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders, Alsop became mayor of Jacksonville, Florida, a position which he held from 1923 to 1937 and again from 1941 through 1945. He also ran unsuccessfully for the US House of Representatives in 1932.
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- "John Thomas Alsop, Jr.". Find-A-Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=ALS&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=11&GScntry=4&GSsr=121&GRid=77900451&. Retrieved 2013-12-28.
- "Lambda, University of Virginia". The Kappa Alpha Journal: 252. February 1894. http://books.google.com/books?id=WOASAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA46&lpg=PA46&dq=j.t.+alsop+university+of+virginia&source=bl&ots=nS_4Yaux0Q&sig=BHASNpDf4zn-EbZdB4mqgnltXQo&hl=en&sa=X&ei=mmNIUpyxNfj-4AO_1oGgCg&ved=0CFYQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=j.t.%20alsop&f=false.
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- "Political Graveyard". http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/allman-alsop.html#100.82.26. Retrieved 2013-12-28.