Alan Rosenfeld (b. 1923)

Alan Rosenfeld was born in 1923, the youngest son of Ruth Goldsmith Rosenfeld and Dr. Arthur Rosenfeld. He had two siblings: Helen Rosenfeld Lackman and Dr. Edward Rosenfeld. He attended Ainsworth Grade School and Lincoln High School in Portland. He began his undergraduate career at Stanford University before the Second World War. From 1944 to 1945, he served in the Army Air Corps as a bombardier. After returning from the war, he finished his bachelors degree at the University of Washington in chemical engineering, graduating in 1948.

Alan began his career as an engineer at Crown Zellerbach Corporation in Camas, Washington. He married, Eve (Overback) Rosenfeld on July 23, 1953 and they moved to Northeast Portland and had four children: David, Lynn Rosenfeld Langfeld, Dr. Sally Rosenfeld Frank and Dr. Janis Rosenfeld Barbash.

After his retirement in 1985, Alan has volunteered for the American Cancer Society, Meals on Wheels, Loaves and Fishes, and the Jewish Community Center. He has also served on the boards of the Jewish Community Center, the Jewish Federation, and Loaves and Fishes.