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Frances Michael Allen, American publisher. Recipient Dog World Award Top Producer, 5 times, 1966-1988, 10-time winner and nominee Dog Writers Association American, winner best breed publication World Congress Pet Publications, Ukraine, 1995, winner Kirk Paper Company award of excellence. Member Dog Writers Association American (life), American Spaniel Club (life).

Background

Allen, Frances Michael was born on April 7, 1939 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Thomas Wilcox and Lola Frances (Horne) Allen.

Education

Abilene Christian University, Texas, 1956., Chico State University, Calif, 1959.

Career

Art director, B&E Publs., Los Angeles, 1963-1965;editor, B&E Publs., 1969-1970;art director, Tiburon Corporation, Chicago, 1970-1975;founder, editor, Boxers, International, Los Angeles, 1970-1976;editor, The Hound's Tale, 1974;editor, Saints, Incorporated, 1974-1976;founder, editor, Setters, Incorporated, Costa Mesa, California, 1975-1985;founder, owner, Michael Enterprises, Midway City, California, since 1976;editor, American Cocker Review, Midway City, 1980-1981;editor, public, American Cocker Magazine, since 1981;editor, co-public, Sporting Life, 1991;editor, public, The Royal Spaniels, since 1995.

Works

Membership

Member Dog Writers Association American (life), American Spaniel Club (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: dog breeding, ballooning, photography, art.

Connections

Married Joseph Taylor Lisenbee, February 24, 1955 (divorced 1957). 1 child, Leslie Autice.

father:
Thomas Wilcox Allen

mother:
Lola Frances (Horne) Allen

spouse:
Joseph Taylor Lisenbee

child:
Leslie Autice Allen