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Lawyer , Telecommunications executive

Walter Helion Alford, telecommunications executive, lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1962, Florida 1965.


Alford, Walter Helion was born on April 10, 1938. Son of Helion G. and Sarah M. (Smith) Alford.


University of Georgia (Bachelor of Business Administration, 1960). Emory University (Juris Doctor, 1962).


Attorney Southern Bell Telephone & Telephone Сompany, Atlanta, 1964, Jacksonville, Florida, 1964—1967, general attorney Columbia, South Carolina, 1969—1972, Miami, 1972—1976, general solicitor, 1976—1979, vice president Florida public affairs, 1979—1982, vice president Florida, since 1982. Board directors Barnett Banks of Florida, Inc., Jacksonville, Associate Industries Florida. Vice president, general counsel BellSouth Corporation, Atlanta.


  • Bar: Georgia 1962, Florida 1965.


  • Other Work

    • The Administrative Procedures Act," The Florida Bar Journal, November 1974. "Overview of the Administrative Procedure Act of 1974," Supplement to Florida Administrative Practice, January 1978.


Board governors Gtr. Miami Chamber of C., 1982. Board directors Florida Council of 1000, 1984, Florida Council Economic Education, 1984, United Way Dade County, since 1984, South Florida Action Coalition, Inc., 1982. Director Public Utilities Research Center, University Florida, since 1979.

Member advisory board Salvation Army, Miami, since 1982, Lighthouse for the Blind, Miami, since 1983. Member executive committee, board directors Florida Chamber of C., 1982. Trustee Florida Indiana College Fund, since 1982.

Member of Georgia Bar Association, Florida Bar Foundation, Florida Bar Association, City (founding, board governors), Riviera Country (Coral Gables, Florida), Miami Bankers (Miami), Governors (Tallahassee).


Married Susanne K. Pichard, May 22, 1971. Children: Walter Helion, Sarah E., P.K. Justin, Allison Smith.

Helion G. Alford

Sarah M. (Smith) Alford

Susanne K. Pichard

Walter Helion Alford

Sarah E. Alford

P.K. Justin Alford

Allison Smith Alford