Land, Alfred Dillinoham was born on January 15, 1842 in Holmes County, Mississippi, United States. Son of Thomas Thompson and Mary Eliza (Dillingham) Land.
Student Centenary College, Jackson, Louisiana, 1855-1857, University of Virginia, 1857-1859. Bachelor of Laws, University of Louisiana, 1861.
Sergt. Company H, 7th Louisiana Infantry, in Virginia, private Company A, 28th Mississippi Cavalry, and in Harvey’s Scouts, C.S.A., 1861-1865. Admitted to bar, 1865. Practiced at Shreveport, Louisiana, 1867-1894.
Judge District Court, 1894-1903. Appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Louisiana, October 1903. Elected to succeed himself, November 1912.
Married Sarah Virginia Lister, November 11, 1869 (deceased).