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- January 1st 1959 by Carroll & Graf Publishers
- Date of birth: July 21, 1921
- Died: January 01, 1975
- Born: in Chicago, IL, The United States.
- Description: An American journalist who wrote for Collier's, among other magazines and was later an editor for Time, Inc. Books.
Alfred Lansing served in the US Navy from 1940-46. He received the Purple Heart for his wartime service.
Later he attended North Park College, 1946-48, Northwestern University, 1948-50.
Lansing became a member of the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England in 1957.