Hadden, Alexander was born on July 2, 1850 in Wheeling, Virginia (now West Virginia). Son of Alexander and Mary Eliza (Welch) Hadden.
Shaw Academy, East Cleveland, O. Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College, 1873.
Began practice in Cleveland, 1875. Partner Harvey D. Goulder, 1881, 82, prosecuting atty’s. assistant, 1882-1885, prosecuting attorney, 1886-1890. Probate judge, Cuyahoga Company, February 2, since 1905.
Professor criminal law, Western Reserve University Law School, since 1894.
Married Frances Hawthorne, July 17, 1883 (died 1914). Married second, Jessie E. Hutchins, March 29, 1917 (died 1923).