Dr Charles Livingstone Allen

Dr Charles Livingstone Allen

Birth
Newton County, Georgia, USA
Death 30 Aug 2005 (aged 92)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 11709563 · View Source
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Dr. Allen son of Rev. J.R. Allen and Lula Franklin Allen. He had six brothers and sisters. Dr. Allen was a graduate of Young Harris College, Wofford College, and The Candler School of Theology of Emory University. He was a member or Phi Beta Kappa, and was awarded honorary degrees from six colleges and universities. While living in Georgia, he served churches in Sylvan Hills, Blue Ridge, Acworth, Douglasville, Thompson, and Atlanta. During his twelve year ministry at Grace Methodist Church in Atlanta, it became the largest Methodist church in the Southeast. He also wrote a daily column for the Atlanta Constitution. In 1960, Dr. Allen moved to Texas to serve First Methodist Church, in downtown Houston. He served there for 23 years, and during that time it became the largest Methodist Church in America. His service was televised every Sunday morning, and he was a featured columnist with the Houston Chronicle. Dr. Allen preached all over the United States, and on all five continents of the world. He was the author of over forty books, including God's Psychiatry, which has sold more than a million copies worldwide.


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  • Originally Created by: GW
  • Added: 8 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11709563
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Charles Livingstone Allen (24 Jun 1913–30 Aug 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11709563, citing Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .