|Birth: ||Jan. 26, 1911|
|Death: ||Jun. 30, 1991|
Elmer Allen is the third of 4 children born to Tom Allen and Dora Dickerson Allen in Temple, Texas
Brother to Ethel, Tom (aka Arvella Gray) and Clara Allen and Laura Fletcher
Allen eventually settled in California, working as a Porter for the Pullman Company. In 1937, Pullman signed a labor contract with the Union of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (established 1925), the first African-American union to sign a labor contract with a major corporation.
He married Fredna Mae Hadley in Italy, Texas on September 9, 1943
He is father of Elmerine and William Thomas Allen
An obituary was published in the Waxahachie Daily Light, Wednesday 3 July 1991, page 12-A, column 1.
NOTE: See the memorial for CAL-3 for an explanation of the inscription on Elmer Allen's tombstone.
Dora Dickerson Allen Fletcher (1881 - 1917)
Fredna Mae Hadley Allen (1916 - 2006)
Ethel Alice Allen Robinson (1900 - 1994)*
Arvella Gray (1906 - 1980)*
Elmer Allen (1911 - 1991)
Dora Fletcher (1917 - 1917)*
One of America's human nuclear "guinea pigs"
Plot: Section 7 Square Park
Maintained by: daughterofcal3
Originally Created by: Patricia Kemper
Record added: Jan 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46377356