Alfred Billings Street, American lawyer, poet, librarian, author.
Street, Alfred Billings was born on December 18, 1811 in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States. Son of Randall Sanford and Cornelia (Billings) Street.
His family moved to Monticello in Sullivan County when he was young, and he was educated at the Dutchess county academy.
In 1839 he moved to Albany and edited the Northern Light from 1843 to 1844. He wrote poetry that was published in literary magazines. In 1848 he was appointed New York State Librarian, a position he held until his death.
His poems deal with the sights and sounds of the woodland and the life of the more primitive days of the settlement of America.
Married Elizabeth Weed, November 3, 1841, 1 child.