Alfred J. Howell, born in Honesdale, PA on August 27th,1939. After Graduating from Honesdale High School in 1957, Alfred studied at Dickinson College then went on to study law at Dickinson School of Law and graduated in 1964.

Alfred has held many positions in civil organizations. He has been the solicitor for the Wayne Economic Development Corporation since 1981. He also held the solicitor position for the Borough of Honesdale from 1981-1997. In 1981 and 1982 Alfred was the President of the Wayne County Bar Association and has been a member of both the Wayne County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Other organizations Alfred has been involved with are the Honesdale Area Jaycees, where he held the position of president. He is also active in the Honesdale Lions Club. In 2007 he was elected as an inductee into the Wayne County Sports Hall of Fame for distance running.

Alfred is an approved attorney for all local, state, and national banking institutions.