Alexander Palmer Haley, Chief Journalist, US Coast Guard
Haley served in the USCG from 1939 until his retirement in 1959. Upon retiring, he pursued his dream of becoming a full-time writer. He published his first book, The Autobiography of Malcom X, in 1965.
Photo: Alex Haley, 1939

Alexander Palmer Haley, Chief Journalist, US Coast Guard

Haley served in the USCG from 1939 until his retirement in 1959. Upon retiring, he pursued his dream of becoming a full-time writer. He published his first book, The Autobiography of Malcom X, in 1965.

Photo: Alex Haley, 1939