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Henry Tureman ALLEN, American Major General. Member of Society of Cincinnati and other patriotic organizations.


ALLEN, Henry Tureman was born in 18B9, Sharpsburg, Kentucky, United States. Son of Sanford and Susan (Shumate) Allen.


Georgetown College, Kentucky, Master of Arts, 1898. United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1882. Lincoln Memorial University, Doctor of Laws, 1915.

Georgetown Kentucky College, Doctor of Laws, 1917.


Brigadier General, Regular Army, 1917. Major General, 1917-1923. Engaged in exploration of Alaska, 1885-1886.

Served as Major and Adjunct General, Santiago campaign, Philippines. Lieutenant Colonel, 43 Regiment. Governor, Island of Leyte, 1901.

Chief, Philippine Constabulary, 1901. Brigadier General and Chief of Constabulary, by Act of Congress, 1903. Lieutenant Colonel, General Staff, in charge of cavalry branch.

Served Mexican Punitive Exp., 1916. Organized cavalry brigade, Fort Riley, Kansas, 1917. Commander, 90 Division, Camp Travis, Texas, 1917.

Appointed, Commander, 90 Division, American Expeditionary Forces, 1917. Commander, 8 Army Corps, 1918, 9 A.C., 7 A.C., 1919. Appointed Commander, American Forces, Germany, 1919.

American Representative, State Department on the Rhineland High Commission, 1920-1923.


Member of Society of Cincinnati and other patriotic organizations. Clubs: Metropolitan (Washington, District of Columbia), National Press, Chevy Chase, Washington, Union League and Circumnavigation (New York City).


Spouse Dora Johnston, July 20, 1887, Chicago, 111.