Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Mitchell moved to Kansas in 1867 with his parents, who settled in Douglas County, near Lawrence, Kansas. He attended the public schools, and was graduated from the law department of the University of Kansas at Lawrence in 1889. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Lawrence.
Mitchell served as prosecuting attorney of Douglas County 1894–1898, and as a member of the University of Kansas board of regents 1904-10. He served as a member of the State board of law examiners 1907-10, and was a member of the Kansas House of Representatives 1907-11. He was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1911, until his death in Lawrence, Kansas, July 7, 1911, and was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Alexander C. Mitchell (id: M000803)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Alexander C. Mitchell at Find a Grave
- Alexander C. Mitchell, late a representative from Kansas, Memorial addresses delivered in the House of Representatives and Senate frontispiece 1913
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Charles F. Scott
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from Kansas's 2nd congressional district
March 4, 1911 – July 7, 1911