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Dorothy Evelyn Allen Edit Profile

State official

Dorothy Evelyn Allen, American, British state official. Recipient award, West Virginia Welfare Conference, 1977, West Virginia Department Human Services, 1977-1984, 1984, Recognition award, Pressley Ridge School, Pittsburgh, 1985. Member of Academy Accredited Social Workers, West Virginia Welfare Conference, American Public Welfare Association, National Association Social Workers.

Background

Allen, Dorothy Evelyn was born on May 16, 1922 in Glen Easton, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Anderson Andrew and Blanche M. (McCosh) Allen.

Education

AB, West Liberty State College, 1944. Master of Social Work, Western Reserve University, 1947.

Career

Senior child welfare worker West Virginia Department Welfare, Charleston, 1947—1949. District child welfare supervisor Wheeling, 1949—1959. Chief child welfare Charleston, 1959—1964, division director, 1974—1975.

Assistant commissioner West Virginia Department Human Services, Charleston, since 1975. Chairman regional conference Child Welfare League American, Inc., 1976.

Membership

Member of Academy Accredited Social Workers, West Virginia Welfare Conference, American Public Welfare Association, National Association Social Workers.

Connections

father:
Anderson Andrew Allen

mother:
Blanche M. (McCosh) Allen