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William Ridge Allen
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Birth: 1877
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 8, 1922
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

Philadelphia Inquirer, May 9, 1922

Deceased Engineer Was Born in Philadelphia and Graduated From Penn

New York, May 8 - William R. Allen, 47 years old, of Richmond, Mass., well known as a civil engineer, died suddenly today, at Westport, Conn., where he had been visiting relatives for some time. Mr. Allen was born in Philadelphia, the son of George Nelson and Elizabeth Curtiss Allen, and was graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1897. He was a member of Battery A., Troop A, Veterans of Corps of the Spanish-American War, having served in the United States Army for a time. At the conclusion of the war he again took up civil engineering and supervised railway and hydro-electric power plant construction throughout the United States and Mexico. During the World War he was connected with the Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation.

Mr. Allen is survived by his wife, Helen Hurlbutt Allen. Funeral services will be held at Westport Wednesday, and burial will be in Willowbrook Cemetery, that city."

Philadelphia Inquirer, May 9, 1922
"ALLEN - Suddenly, at Westport, Conn., WILLIAM RIDGE ALLEN, of Richmond, Mass., in his 47th year. Funeral services at the residence of Mrs. Ambrose S. Hurlbutt, Westport, Conn., Wed., at 2.30 P. M. (standard time). Int. at Willowbrook Cem., Westport. Train leaves Grand Central Terminal, New York, 12.03 noon (standard time)." 
Willowbrook Cemetery
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Maintained by: Mary Harrell-Sesniak
Originally Created by: Meges
Record added: Jan 02, 2013
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