Frank Shaver Allen

Frank Shaver Allen

Birth
Illinois, USA
Death 26 Aug 1930 (aged 69–70)
Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Great Mausoleum, Coleus Mezzanine Columbarium, Lot 0,Niche 3101
Memorial ID 104309452 · View Source
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Mr. Allen was the son of Sheldon W. and Nancy Shaver Allen. He was born in Illinois and became an architect. He moved to the Pasadena area of California and was well known for his design of school buildings from 1900-1930

He also had a strong interest in Egyptology.

In 1904, F.S. Allen moved to California to live and pursue architectural commissions. He designed his residences in Alta Dena and Pasadena. He also designed schools in San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Pedro, and Duarte, CA.

F.S. Allen was a founder of the Tournament of Roses Parade, and acted as Grand Marshall circa 1906.

In 1922, he closed his architecture practice and opened a music store in Pasadena, CA.

(Info from CityofJoliet.com)


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  • Created by: Romper90069
  • Added: 28 Jan 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 104309452
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Shaver Allen (1860–26 Aug 1930), Find a Grave Memorial no. 104309452, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Romper90069 (contributor 1277) .