Alfred Aiken (1897-1968) was born in Norwalk, Connecticut and attended Norwalk schools. He served in the Army Dental Corps in Louisiana during WWI. After the war he continued his education receiving the degrees of D.D.S.; B.S.; D.C. and continued on to get his M.D. His career varied from being superintendent of schools, dentistry, college professor, practice of drugless therapy, and for a time was a dental surgeon. He enjoyed the theatre as a writer, an actor, a director, and a producer.
He became a metaphysician after WWI and conducted Lectures and Seminars on Reality in several parts of the world from 1955 to 1968.