Son of Arthur Eric Allen and Catheryn Elizabeth Foley.
Husband to Helen Gould Bond. They married March 21, 1925 in Richland, IA.
Father to four daughters and two sons.
Harold was employed by the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway as a signal maintenance worker. Prior to his employment for the railroad Harold worked as a linesman at the Telegraph Company when he was 39 years of age (1940 US Census).