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George Henry Allen
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1880
Harlan
Shelby County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1936
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

obituary and funeral notice, dated 19 Dec 1936, both from the Topeka (KS) State Journal:

from the Topeka (KS) State Journal:
Dr. George Henry Allen, one of the best known eye, ear, nose and throat specialists in the middle west, and a student under the best known surgeons of Europe, having studied in Vienna and Budapest, died Friday evening at Stormont hospital, where he has been confined since early in September. Extremely progressive in his profession and enjoying a state-wide practice Dr. Allen's services were sought generally. Last summer he went to the Colorado mountains for an extended rest but his health broke in Estes Park and he was removed to St. Luke's hospital in Denver. Later he was brought to Topeka when, for a time, improvement was shown. He failed rapidly in the last week, however, and death came. Dr. Allen was born in Harlan, Ia., son of Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Allen. He was educated in the public schools of that city and entered the state university of Iowa City, graduating in medicine in 1908. At the university he was a member of Kappa Sigma social and Nu Sigma Nu medical fraternities. Also, in his senior year he was captain of the Iowa university football team, playing the fullback position. Following graduation he went with his brother, Dr. G. S. Allen, who was practicing medicine at Clarkson, Neb. After a year's practice, he took graduate work in the Chicago Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat college, coming to Topeka in 1910 where he began his career as a specialist at the Santa Fe hospital. In 1911 and 1912, Dr. Allen went to Vienna and received instruction from some of the most distinguished surgeons in Europe. Later in his career he returned to Vienna and to Budapest and studied further with noted specialists on the continent. In 1913, he opened an office of his own in Topeka where he has practiced his profession continuously except for service as lieutenant in the World War and while taking graduate work in Europe. At the time of his death he had associated with him Dr. Harold W. Powers. In 1911, at Des Moines, he was married to Miss Hope Moler, whom he met as a girl in Iowa City. Both Dr. and Mrs. Allen have been leaders in the social life of the city since they moved to Topeka. The charming family home is located at 1434 Jewell in the College Hill district. Dr. Allen was a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Kansas State and the American Medical associations, a past president of the Shawnee Medical Society and, at the time of his death, was president of the Stormont Hospital Association. He was a member, also, of the Episcopal church, the Topeka Country club, several Masonic bodies, of the Rotary club, Elks club and other social and civic organizations. In recent years Dr. Allen, with Mrs. Allen, made many extended trips thruout this country and abroad. He was a golf enthusiast, also, and at one time was champion of the Shawnee Country Club and city champion of Topeka. He was a hunting and fishing enthusiast and was an ever sought after bridge partner. With it all he found time to carry on with his profession both in practice and study and his services were called upon from all sections of Kansas. Surviving him are his widow, two children, Jane, 13 and George, Jr., 11; his mother, Mrs. D. W. Allen of Harlan, Ia.; five sisters, Mrs. T. J. Newby and Mrs. Cora Wilcox, of Harlan, Ia.; Mrs. Edwin Guerin and Mrs. Daisy Young, of Oakland, Calif., and Mrs. F. E. Zoerb, Scotts Bluff, Neb., and one brother, Dr. S. G. Allen, Stanton, Neb. Funeral services will be held at Grace Cathedral Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial in Mt. Hope cemetery. Dean John Warren Day, of Grace Cathedral, will be in charge. Active pallbearers will be Dr. John H. O'Connell, Dr. W. M. Mills, M. B. Gourley, Judge George T. McDermott, Dr. Walter Weidling and Dr. Forrest Loveland. Honorary pallbearers: Gov. Alf M. Landon, W. D. Updegraff, Dr. M. G. Sloo, Frank Ripley, J. R. Burrow, Dr. Wilson K. Hobart, Dr. J. L. Lattimore, Dr. A. K. Owen, M. W. Jencks, Carl W. McKeen, T. M. Lillard, Dr. A. H. Marshall, S. W. Black, D. W. Fuller, Charles Wolff, Jr., and Arthur Carruth.


Last rites for Dr. George Henry Allen, prominent ear, eye, nose and throat specialist who died Friday, were held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from Grace Cathedral with Dean John Warren Day conducting the service. Burial was made in Mt. Hope cemetery. Dr. Allen's brother, Dr. S. G. Allen, Mrs. Allen and son, Gilbert, of Stanton, Neb., his sister, Mrs. Franklin Zoerb, Scotts Bluff, Neb., Dr. and Mrs. Hal Miller of Clovis, N. Mex., Mr. and Mrs. Robert Garver and Mrs. George Parkhurst, of Kansas City, MO., and Mrs. Allen's sister, Miss Imo Moler of Milwaukee, Wis., were here for the service.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Webster Allen (1841 - 1901)
  Mary Elizabeth Bothwell Allen (1849 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  Inez Hope Moler Allen (1890 - 1963)*
 
 Children:
  George Henry Allen (1925 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Cora May Allen Wilcox (1872 - 1955)*
  Silas Gilbert Allen (1874 - 1954)*
  Sadie Allen Newby (1876 - 1969)*
  George Henry Allen (1880 - 1936)
  Daisy Caroline Allen Young (1884 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 13, 2011
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