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Clergyman

Frederick Allen, Welsh clergyman. Member New York State Baptist Convention (president 1932-1936); member Council of Finance and Promotion of American Baptist Convention; Mason, Elk.

Background

Allen, Frederick was born on May 30, 1885 in Pontypridd, Wales. Son of Elijah Richard and Esther (Vincent) Allen.

Education

Brought to the United States at age of 3 months. Student Colgate University, 1905-1908, Crozer Theological Seminary, 1911. Doctor of Divinity, Weber U., 1921.

Career

Ruth. ordained Baptist ministry, 1911. Pastor First Church, Troy, New York, 1922-1943. Field representative Keuka College, New York, 1941-1947.

Associate minister First Baptist Church, Syracuse, New York, since 1947. President and executive secretary National Crime Prevention League, Inc., since 1940.

Politics

Capital punishment be administered only when the pursuit of truth and justice result in clear and overwhelming evidence of guilt.

Views

Christians should promote healthy marriages, raising loving children, and in getting along with everyone around them—including their enemies.

Membership

Member New York State Baptist Convention (president 1932-1936). Member Council of Finance and Promotion of American Baptist Convention. Mason, Elk.; Clubs: Exchange, Kiwanis, Torch.

Connections

Married Florence A. Jones, September 16, 1908.

father:
Elijah Richard Allen

mother:
Esther (Vincent) Allen

spouse:
Florence A. Jones