Bachelor, Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio, 1948.
Teacher/coach Dennison (Ohio) High School, 1948-1952. Teacher, coach, athletic director, director health, physical education Newark (Ohio) High School, 1952-1982.
Recreational director Newark city, 1962. Director, host Wildcat Den, television program, 1969-1982. Vice president Newark Babe Ruth Organisation, 1962.
Member first Families of Muskingum, Ohio History Society, Muskingum History Society. President Muskingum County Genealogical Society. Member Sons of the American Revolution, Retired Teachers Association, Masons, Shriner.
Son of rollin alonzo and Katherine Roseanna (Foley) A. Married Doris Eileen Finley, August 29, 1945. Children: Katherine Ann Allen-Gerber, James Philip.