Thomas Dale Alford, Sr

Thomas Dale Alford, Sr

Birth
Newhope, Pike County, Arkansas, USA
Death 25 Jan 2000 (aged 83)
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 6851242 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 13 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6851242
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Dale Alford, Sr (28 Jan 1916–25 Jan 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6851242, citing Mount Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .