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John Marco Allegro, British author, scholar. Home: Cheshire, England. Died February 17, 1988; cremated. Address: for estate of John M Allegro Mrs Joan Allegro 7 Road ny Gabbil Castletown Isle of Manitoba. Recipient Leverhulme Research award, 1958, David Bles Hebrew prize University Manchester, 1950. Served with British Navy, 1941-1946. Life member Society O.T. Study; member Explorers Club.

Background

Allegro, John Marco was born on February 17, 1923 in London. Son of John Marco and Mable Jessie (Perry) Allegro.

Education

Bachelor with honors, Manchester University, 1951. Master of Arts in Oriental Studies, Manchester University, 1953.

Career

Lecturer, Oriental and O.T. studies University Manchester, 1954-1970. 1st British representative International Dead Sea Scrolls editing team, 1953-1988. Advisory Jordanian Government on Dead Sea Scrolls, 1961-1988.

Trustee, advisory, honorary secretary Dead Sea Scrolls Fund, 1962-1970.

Achievements

  • Home: Cheshire, England. Died February 17, 1988. Cremated. Address: for estate of John M Allegro Mrs Joan Allegro 7 Road ny Gabbil Castletown Isle of Manitoba.

Works

Membership

Served with British Navy, 1941-1946. Life member Society O.T. Study. Member Explorers Club.

Connections

Married Joan Ruby Lawrence, June 17, 1948. Children: Judith Anne, John Mark.

father:
John Marco Allegro

mother:
Mable Jessie (Perry) Allegro

spouse:
Joan Ruby Lawrence

children:
Judith Anne Allegro

John Mark Allegro