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Lawyer

John Rex Allen, American lawyer.

Background

Allen, John Rex was born on August 15, 1900 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Rex. and Mary (Lowry) Allen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1922. Bachelor of Laws, Chicago-Kent College Law, 1931.

Career

Secretary Western Federal Brokerage Company, Chicago, 1922-1928. With Union Bank Chicago, 1928-1932. Admitted to Illinois bar, 1931.

Associate, then member firm Parkinson & Lane, Chicago, 1932-1942. Price attorney regional hearing committee OPA, 1942-1945. Member firm Hofgren, Wegner, Allen, Stellman & McCord and predecessor firms, Chicago, 1945-1969, partner, 1947-1969.

Membership

Member firm Hofgren, Wegner, Allen, Stellman & McCord and predecessor firms, Chicago, 1945-1969, partner, 1947-1969. Member of the board Highland Park (Illinois) High School, 1953-1954. Member board Visiting Nurse Association Deerfield Townships, Inc., 1952-1964, president, 1953-1956.

Member American, Illinois, Chicago bar associations, American (president 1961-1962), Chicago patent law associations, American Judicature Society Lake Bluff Illinois.

Connections

Married Evelyn Pardee, Jan 5, 1937. Children: Mary Lowry (Mistress.

father:
John Rex. Allen

mother:
Mary (Lowry) Allen

spouse:
Evelyn Pardee

child:
Mary Lowry (Mrs Allen