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Thomas Dale Alford, Sr
Birth: Jan. 28, 1916
Newhope
Pike County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jan. 25, 2000
Little Rock
Pulaski County
Arkansas, USA

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Arkansas State College and from the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, as a ophthalmologist in 1939. During World War II, he served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, (1940-46). After the war, he was assistant professor at the Emory University College of Medicine Georgia, (1947-48), a member of the teaching faculty at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine Arkansas, (1948-580 and was a member of the Little Rock Board of Education, (1955-58). In 1959, he was elected as an Independent Democrat as a write-in candidate to the Eighty-sixth Congress and to the next succeeding Congress, serving until 1963. Not a candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of medicine and was state commander of the Arkansas American Legion. He died from heart failure at age 83. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas H. Alford (1894 - 1985)
  Ida Womack Alford (1897 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  L'Moore Fontaine Smith Alford (1919 - 1999)*
 
 Children:
  L'Moore Fontaine Alford (1942 - 2002)*
  Thomas Dale Alford (1943 - 1989)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Dale Alford (1916 - 2000)
  Gretchen Joyce Alford Gardner (1923 - 2015)*
  D Boyce Alford (1923 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Holly Cemetery
Little Rock
Pulaski County
Arkansas, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 13, 2002
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