Born in 1916 in Little Rock, Arkansas, Alfred attendedLittle Rock High School (Now Central) and what is now the University of Arkansas at Little Rock until he was old enough to attend Washington andLee College. He attended Harvard Medical School and had a distinguished career in internal medicine.
In 1980 he was honored with the Distinguished Alumnus Award from UALR. This honor is reserved for individuals who have achieved extraordinary distinction in their chosen field and made special contributions to the community.
Alfred was a believer in service in all aspects of his life. He served three years in World War II as a physician. He was deeply involved in Rotary and was a club president inLittle Rock.
There will be a private family service in Steamboat Springs,CO and one later in Little Rock where his ashes will be entered with those of his wife, Redith.