Party affiliation: Democrat
Robert Porter Allen, American biologist. Recipient Pennsylvania Ambassador award, 1952, Nash conservation award, 1955; John Burroughs medal, 1958. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946.; Fellow American Ornithologists Union (Brewster award 1957); member Wilson Ornithological; Club, Society for Protection Flamingo in Bahamas, Sociedad Cubana para la Proteccion y Conservacion de la Naturaleza.
- National Audubon Society, 1930-1933, sanctuary director, 1934-1938, research associate, 1939-1953, research director, 1954-1960.