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Merle Maeser Allen

Merle Maeser Allen, American lawyer. Bar: Arizona 1960. Recipient award for interest in and services to youth of community Boy Scouts American, 1968, 87.


  • Allen, Merle Maeser was born on June 6, 1932 in Prescott, Arizona, United States. Son of Merle Maeser and Centenna (Haymore) Allen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Brigham Young University, 1954. Juris Doctor, University Arizona, 1960.


    • With firm Moore & Romley, Phoenix, 1960-1972. Partner Udall, Shumway, Blackhurst, Allen & Lyons, Mesa, Arizona, 1973-1997. Adjunct faculty Brigham Young University Hawaii School Business, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Arizona 1960.


    • Author: Advertising Protection Through Copyright, 1960.


    Salvation is eternal life. The salvation is an eternal living as a family in the celestial kingdom.


    Active membership drive Downtown Phoenix Young Men’s Christian Association, 1963-1973. Board directors Mesa Young Men’s Christian Association, 1974-1977, Mesa Public Safety Foundation, 1976-1987, Mesa Citrus Growers Association, 1992-1997. Vice president, membership chairman Mesa Fine Arts Association, 1978-1979.

    Active Theodore Roosevelt council Boy Scouts American, 1963-1997. Pilot United States Air Force, 1954-1957. Member State Bar Arizona (committee on examinations 1982-1989), Rotary (president Mesa West club 1975-1976, district 550 secretary 1989-1990).


    • Married Carol Beckstrand, August 16, 1954. Children: Leslie Ann, Shauna, Denise, Colette, Mark M., Brian T.
    • father: Merle Maeser Allen
    • mother: Centenna (Haymore) Allen
    • spouse: Carol Beckstrand
    • children: Leslie Ann Allen
    • Shauna Allen
    • Denise Allen
    • Colette Allen
    • Mark M. Allen
    • Brian T. Allen
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