Alfred Kinsey

Alfred Kinsey was an American biologist and professor of entomology and zoology.

Early life

Alfred Charles Kinsey was born on June 23, 1894, in Hoboken, New Jersey. He was the son to Sarah Ann and Alfred Seguine Kinsey. Alfred had two siblings and was the eldest. His father was a professor at Stevens Institute of Technology while his mother had rather scarce formal education. Medical care was a problem in Alfred’s family since they were rather poor most of the time. This led to Kinsey being a victim of numerous diseases as a child. He was a member of YMCA and Boy Scouts where he became one of the youngest Eagle Scout in history of that organ