|Birth: ||Jul. 14, 1919|
|Death: ||Mar. 31, 2010|
White House Butler. Mr. Allen served eight (08) Presidents during their tenure as Personal Butler beginning with Harry S. Truman thru The Regan Presidency.
Mr. Allen started employment when racial segregation prohibited him from using public restrooms in his native Virginia. During his 34 year tenure, he saw great transformations throughout American history including the signing of the civil rights movement to the swearing in of Barach Obama as President. When he left the White House he had risen to become maitre d', the highest position possible for the kitchen staff. Allen began his career as a White House during the Truman Presidency where he was first hired to wash dishes.
Allen leaves his son, Charles, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Created by: Eugene J. Henderson
Record added: Apr 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50600898
Rest in Peace Honored Citizen of America.|
Added: Jan. 12, 2014