President Alfred MacAlister is a mentioned character featured in Red Dead Redemption 2.



MacAlister was an American politician who was elected President of the United States at some point before 1897, when he approved the finalized demarcation lines for the states of Ambarino, Lemoyne, New Austin, New Hanover, and West Elizabeth.

Events of Red Dead Redemption 2

President MacAlister never appeared in-person throughout the campaign or side quests of the game. His appearance is only featured on the game's physical map and the twelfth "Prominent Americans" cigarette card.

MacAlister is also mentioned several times in-game. He was later said to have been assassinated, with Thaddeus Waxman succeeding him.


  • He is most likely based off U.S. President William McKinley given the period in which he was elected and similarities in overall appearance.


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