Alexander H. Leighton Photo

Alexander H. Leighton

Born: Jul 17, 1908

Death: Aug 11, 2007

Birthplace: Philadelphia

Nationality: Canada

Alexander H. Leighton

Date of Birth : Jul 17, 1908
Date of Death : Aug 11, 2007
Birth Place : Philadelphia

Alexander "Alec" H. Leighton was a sociologist and psychiatrist of dual citizenship. He is best known for his work on the Stirling County Study and his contributions to the field of psychiatric epidemiology.

Also known as


  • Alexander Leighton

Awards Won


  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Social Sciences, US & Canada
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