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Louis Eugene "Lou" Allen
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Birth: Jul. 12, 1924
Gadsden
Etowah County
Alabama, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 2008
Greensboro
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA

Professional Football Player. Selected in the fifth round of the 1950 National Football League draft, he played two seasons with the NFL Pittsburgh Steelers. He appeared in 24 games for the Steelers, followed by a brief career in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Montreal Alouettes. He served in the U.S. Navy following graduation from high school, participating in the Normandy invasion of France. Following the war he attended Duke University on a football scholarship, earning All-American honors as a tackle, and serving as team captain and MVP his senior year. In 1990 he was inducted into the Duke University Hall of Fame. (bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) 
 
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 Parents:
  James Wiley Allen (1888 - 1968)
  Ida Viola Brooke Allen (1888 - 1984)
 
 Siblings:
  James Odell Allen (1913 - 1949)*
  Ruth Allen Oakley (1914 - 1971)*
  Leon Allen (1919 - 1984)*
  Gertrude Armaretta Allen Rogers (1921 - 1979)*
  Louis Eugene Allen (1924 - 2008)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
Record added: Apr 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26176021
Louis Eugene Lou Allen
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
Louis Eugene Lou Allen
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
 
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