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W. R. (Red) Alford was born on 21 July, 1937 in Canton, Mississippi, is a mathematician. Discover W. R. (Red) Alford's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 66 years old?

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Occupation Mathematician
Age 66 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born 21 July 1937
Birthday 21 July
Birthplace Canton, Mississippi
Date of death (2003-05-30)2003-05-30
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Nationality Mississippi

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With Andrew Granville and Carl Pomerance, he proved the infinitude of Carmichael numbers in 1994 based on a conjecture given by Paul Erdős.


Although MathSciNet credits him with only eleven publications, two were in Annals of Mathematics, the most prestigious mathematical journal—the Carmichael numbers paper, and a 1970 paper in knot theory.


Born in Canton, Mississippi, he was a United States Air Force veteran. He earned his Bachelor of Science in mathematics and physics from The Citadel (1959), his Ph.D in mathematics from Tulane University (1963), and his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law (1976) in Athens, Georgia. After earning his J.D. he practiced law in Athens, before returning to the mathematics faculty. He retired in 2002. He died at 65, after suffering from a brain tumor.


William Robert "Red" Alford (July 21, 1937 – May 29, 2003) was an American mathematician who worked in the fields of topology and number theory.