Dr Bartholomew Manlove Allen

Dr Bartholomew Manlove Allen

Seaford, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Death 7 Sep 1951 (aged 62)
Claymont, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Sec D, PM, #215
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Private funeral services for Dr. B. M. Allen, 63, chief of the department of radiology of The Memorial Hospital and president of the Delaware Academy of Medicine, will be held Monday at the John W. Spicer Funeral Home, Twenty-fourth and Market Streets, where friends may call after 7 o'clock tomorrow night. The members of the New Castle County Medical Society will attend the viewing as a group.

Dr. Allen died yesterday morning at his home, 11 Manor Avenue, Claymont, following a heart attack. He had been ill of a heart condition since last December.

A former president of the staff of The Memorial Hospital and director of its radiology department for 24 years, Dr. Allen maintained an office at 908 Washington Street. He was a past president of the New Castle County Medical Society, past president of the Philadelphia Roentgen Ray Society and at the time of his death was consultant radiologist for the DuPont Company.

Dr. Allen was born in Seaford on March 29, 1888, a son of Wilbert and Anne Adams Allen.

He attended the Seaford High School and the University of Pennsylvania and was graduated from the Medical School of the University of Pennsylvania with a medical degree in 1915.

Following his graduation Dr. Allen served for two years in the Army Medical Corps in World War I, one of them in France.

On his return from the Army service he started general practice at New Castle in 1919, and remained there for three years and then moved his office to Wilmington.

After he moved to Wilmington he studied radiology under the late Dr. David Bowen, radiological authority, at the graduate hospital of the University of Pennsylvania at nights.

Beginning in 1925 Dr. Allen devoted full time to radiology. He joined the staff of The Memorial Hospital two years later.

In addition to the societies in which he held office Dr. Allen was a member of the American Medical Association, a fellow of the American College of Physicians, fellow of the American College of Radiology, a councilman for the Radiological Society of North America, and a member of the Kiwanis Club, Oriental Lodge, No. 21, A. F. & A. M., Delaware Post, No. 1, American Legion, and the Episcopal Church.

In addition to his wife, Mrs. Anna Weaver Allen, Mr. Allen is survived by two sons, Olin S. Allen II, Wilmington and George B. Allen, Manchester, Conn.; a daughter, Mrs. Jane Allen Weaver, Wilmington; a graddaughter, Betsy M. Allen, Manchester, and two brothers, Dr. Olin S. Allen, Swarthmore, Pa., and Howard W. Allen, Seaford.
(Wilmington Morning News, 8 September 1951 (Saturday), page 4)

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