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Dr William Arthur Allee
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1914
Jasper County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 2008
Jasper County
Iowa, USA

October 30, 1914 - March 04, 2008
Newton, Iowa formerly of Lynnville and Houston, Texas

Visitation: one hour prior to service March 08, 2008 at Lynnville Friends Church
Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday March 08, 2008 at Lynnville Friends Church
Interment: following funeral service March 08, 2008 at Woodland Cemetery

Dr. William Arthur Allee, 93, of Newton and formerly of Lynnville and Houston, Texas died March 4, 2008, at the Hospice Monarch Wing at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Lynnville Friends Church with the Rev. Mark Gause (great nephew), pastor of the First Baptist Church in Alhambra, Illinois, officiating. Organist will be Bernice Smith and vocalist will be Miriam Schultz. Eulogist will be Debra Borgstahl (great niece). Pallbearers will be his many nephew, nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces. Burial will be in the Woodland Cemetery in Lynnville. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of Jasper County or Wesley Parks Centre and may be sent in c/o the Smith Funeral Home, P.O. Box 368, Grinnell, Iowa 50112. Arthur was born in Lynnville, Iowa on October 30, 1914, to William A. and Finis White Allee. He finished high school in Sully and attended the University of Commerce in Des Moines for a year. After 7 years as a cashier of the First State Bank in Lynnville, he attended the State University of Iowa in Iowa City. After finishing his degrees, he taught at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana for 3 years before moving to Houston in 1956, where he taught at the University of Houston for 23 years in the College of Business Administration and the College of Education in Business Education. He will be remembered for his taking business teachers from all over the United States to Europe, attending the SIEC over a ten-year period. After retiring in 1978, he became an avid genealogist, and began escorting fellow genealogists to Salt Lake City for an annual week of research at the Family History Library. As a result he was able to trace his Allee family back to d'Ailly family in 1040 in France. He was national president of Pi Omega Pi, an honorary business education society. He was also a member of Delta Pi Epsilon, a graduate honorary society, and Delta Sigma Pi, a business fraternity. He was a member of the Huguenot Society, the Magna Carta Barons, the Plantagenet Society, the Americans of Royal Descent, the Colonial Order of the Crown, the Jamestown Society, the Descendents of Ancient Planters, and the National Society of Descendents of Early Quakers. He was president of the Houston Chapter of the American Records Management Association, and Records Manager of the Year (1970). He was president of the Texas State Business Education Association, the president of the Mountain-Plains Business Education, and vice-president of the International Business Education Society. Those left to honor his memory are Virginia Gause (widow of nephew Fred Gause) of Silvis, Illinois, Ruth Gause (widow of nephew Bruce Gause) of Newton, two nieces, Louise Crews of Grinnell and Ruth Christensen of East Moline, Illinois; two nephews, Charles Allee of East Moline, Illinois and Roy Perry of Fort Meyers, Florida; and several great nieces and nephews.

Family links: 
  William Arthur Allee (1877 - 1960)
  Finis White Allee (1881 - 1974)
  Helen Irene Allee Gause (1900 - 1978)*
  William Arthur Allee (1914 - 2008)*
  William Arthur Allee (1914 - 2008)
*Calculated relationship
Woodland Cemetery
Jasper County
Iowa, USA
Created by: David Dearinger
Record added: Mar 06, 2008
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Dr William Arthur Allee
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