Rosenbaum was the son of Herman and Fanny Rosenbaum of Birmingham. He graduated from Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas and served in the South Pacific during World War II, earning a Silver Star, a Bronze Star and three Purple Hearts. Near the end of the war he escaped from a prisoner of war camp in New Guinea.
Rosenbaum and his wife Margery had three children (Herb, Robbie and Linda) and five grandchildren. He was a long-time member of the Dixie Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America and edited its Spokes and Folks newsletter. He died in 2010 and was buried at Elmwood Cemetery.
- "Albert Rosenbaum" obituary (December 5, 2010) Birmingham News