James Curtis Allen Edit Profile
Graduate, Chillicothe Business College, Missouri, 1942. Graduate, International Corresponding Schools, 1946.
Accountant National Bellas Hess, Kansas City, Missouri, 1946—1948. Controller Lawn-Boy division Outboard Marine Corporation, Lamar, 1948—1963. Secretary-treasurer EFCO Corporation, Monett, 1963—1966.
Co-owner, sec-treasurer F.M. Thorpe Manufacturing Company, Lamar, 1966—1984. President Allen Investments, since 1984. Director Barton County State Bank.
President United Fund, 1970—1971, Community Betterment, 1968—1970. District chairman Sowemco council Boy Scouts America, 1964—1966, Arrowhead council, 1972, Big 3 district, 1982—1985. Vice president Mo-Kans Area council, 1975—1979.
Member Lamar School Board, 1969—1971, Lamar Park Board, since 1955, president, 1973—1974. With United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945.
The state should not use its authority to promote any particular religious belief. It should allow people practice their own religious convictions.
Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.
Member of Missouri Chamber of Commerce, Lamar Chamber of Commerce (Person of Year 1981), Kiwanian Club (president 1968), Rotarian Club, Mason Club (Shriner).
Married Juanita G. Kennedy, December 4, 1944. Children: Daryl C., Karen A., Marti L., Jimmie, Randy.
1946 - 1948
1948 - 1963
1963 - 1966
1966 - 1984