• Alexander, II, Walter G.
  • College/Year: ENG '43
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Alexander, II, Walter (November 6, 2009)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Army Air Forces
  • Theater(s): Home Front; American


Dr. Alexander, a Tuskegee Airman, graduated from Rutgers with a degree in mechanical engineering and then went to work for Douglas Aircraft as a draftsman in California. He enlisted in the US Army Air Forces in 1944 and trained at Keesler and Tuskegee Army Airbases as a fighter pilot. World War II ended before he was deployed. He later attended Howard University's dental school and became a distinguished dentist in New Jersey.