Bill Alexander

A lifelong resident of Asheville, author Bill Alexander can trace his family roots to the organization of Buncombe County in 1792, when his fifth-great-grandfather was appointed as the first sheriff. Alexander grew up in the shadows of the Biltmore Estate and barely two miles from Biltmore Village. Employed by the estate for 30 years and in his current position as landscape and forest historian, he wrote his first book, The Biltmore Nursery: A Botanical Legacy, in 2007. Alexander has drawn from...See more