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Hubbard, A. M. (Alfred Matthew), 1901-1982



  • Existence: 1901 - August 31, 1982

Alfred Hubbard was born in Kentucky in 1901. After receiving angelic visions in his youth, he built a radioactive battery and sold it for $75,000 in 1918. Hubbard went on to aid in smuggling alcohol into the United States and Canada during Prohibition, shipped armaments from San Diego to Vancouver before the United States officially joined World War II, and eventually moved to Canada. Here, he became a fervent supporter of LSD, going on to work alongside Ross McLean at the Hollywood Hospital. Following the parting of ways between Hubbard and McLean, Al bounced through a variety of jobs, including many government jobs in both the United States and Canada. Hubbard passed away on August 31, 1982.


Erowid Character Vaults: Captain Al Hubbard

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Hollywood Hospital program and lecture notes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 90
Scope and Contents The Hollywood Hospital program and lecture notes contains an original typescript of talks delivered by Al Hubbard, U. P. Byrne, D. C. MacDonald, J. Ross MacLean and R. L. Skwarok  for a panel discussion on LSD-25.
Dates: 1959; Other: Date acquired: 2011-06-01