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Judge Allen Van Horn Hundley, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 21, 1887
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Feb. 17, 1955
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA

Source: A History of Louisiana, (vol. 2), pp. 247-248, by Henry E. Chambers. Published by The American Historical Society, Inc., Chicago and New York, 1925.

Note: The referenced source contains a black and white photograph of the subject with his/her autograph.

Allen Van Horn Hundley, clerk of Court of Rapides Parish, is a lawyer by profession, and has many of the professional and civic qualities that made his father a man of such importance in central Louisiana for many years.

Allen Van Horn Hundley was born at New Orleans June 21, l887, son of Allen B. and Addie B. (Van Horn) Hundley, his mother a native of New Orleans while his father was born in Union Parish.

Allen Van Horn Hundley spent most of his boyhood rears in Columbia, where he attended public schools.

His education was continued in Soulé College at New Orleans in Louisiana State University, and through a commercial course at Tyler, Texas.

During WWI Lieut. A.V. Hindley, who served in the 39th division for a time, and later attended training schools at Camp Pike, and Camp Perry, Ohio. He was stationed at Camp McAuthor as an instructor at the time the armistice was signed. He was later discharged and is now connected with the District Clerk's office of Rapides parish.

For six years he was employed in the county clerk's office, and at the same time carried on his law studies, being admitted to the bar in 1922. From 1920 to 1924 Mr. Hundley held the office of city judge of Alexandria, and in January, 1924, was elected clerk of court, an office to which he has since given all his time.

He married in August, 1920, Bert Ethel Brasher, a native of Rapides Parish. They have one son, Allen V., Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Hundley are members of the Methodist Church. He is affiliated with the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, and the Knights of Pythias.

From his obituary:

Ex-Judge Hundley Dies in Pineville

Pineville, Feb 17 -UP- Former Judge Allen Hundley who served in the Ninth District from 1948 to 1954, died suddenly at his home here last night. He was 67.

Funeral services were held on February 18 in Pineville.

Hundley was appointed by former Gov. Earl K. Lomg to serve an unexpired term in 1948. he was defeated for re-election last year by William Culpepper and retired on October 1, 1954, by order of the state supreme court.

A native of New Orleans, Hundley had been an Alexandria City judge, assistant district attorney, and district attorney of Rapides parish before his appointment to the district judgeship.

Survivors include his widow, two sons, a brother and a sister.
Family links: 
  Allen Bybee Hundley (1855 - 1921)
  Addie Blonde Van Horn Hundley (1860 - 1924)
  Bert Ethel Brasher Hundley (1891 - 1963)*
  Margaretta Lillian Hundley Breithaupt (1884 - 1959)*
  Allen Van Horn Hundley (1887 - 1955)
  Kerchival Hundley (1892 - 1955)*
  Herbert Walker Hundley (1895 - 1949)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenwood Memorial Park
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA
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Record added: Jul 29, 2012
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