Benjamin B. McAlpin III died Sept. 10 at Greenwich Woods after battling cancer. He was 81. After graduating from high school, McAlpin served as a first lieutenant in the Airborne Infantry during the Korean War. After he was discharged, McAlpin served as an intelligence officer for the Central Intelligence Agency. In his later years, McAlpin worked for a number of financial companies, including J.P. Morgan, Hayden Stone and Goadby & Co. He retired as an account executive with AT&T.
McAlpin was a member of the Greenwich Field Club and Knickerbocker Club in New York City. He was also involved with the Sons of Revolution, the Society of the Cincinnati and the Society of Mayflower Defendants.
He is survived by his nephews, Richard and Bruce Cryan; and grandnieces and nephews. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Oct. 2 at Christ Church in Greenwich.
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