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Leonard Brown Allen, American tax manager. Certified Public Accountant, Illinois.


Allen, Leonard Brown was born on September 5, 1932 in Longmont, Colorado, United States. Son of Victor Brown and Anna Catherine (Cottrell) Allen.


Bachelor of Science, Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1954. Master of Science, Colorado State University, 1967.


Office manager, Walco Distributing, Craig, Colorado, 1962-1965; teaching assistant, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1965-1967; internal auditor, Deere & Company, Moline, Illinois, 1967-1968; accountant consolidations department, Deere & Company, Moline, Illinois, 1968-1970; tax accountant, Deere & Company, Moline, Illinois, 1970-1973; manager state and local taxes, Deere & Company, Moline, Illinois, 1973-1997; retired, 1997.


  • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois.


Member stewardship and mission committee Northern Association United Church of Christ, 1989-1992, chairman, 1991-1992, Stephen minister, since 1999. Volunteer Service Corps of Retired Executives, since 1999. Captain United States Air Force, 1954-1957, with United States Air Force Reserve, 1967.

Member Illinois Certified Public Accountant Society, Chicago Tax Club (board directors 1986-1988), Iowa Taxpayers Association (board directors, chairman 1991-1993, member executive committee), Taxpayers Federation Illinois (advisory committee), Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Association (taxation committee), Illinois Chamber of Commerce (chairman state and local tax committee, tax committee 1991), Masons (master 1964-1965).


Married Virginia Lee Harvey, May 27, 1960. Children: Susan Ann, Denise Diane.

Victor Brown Allen

Anna Catherine (Cottrell) Allen

Virginia Lee Harvey

Denise Diane Allen

Susan Ann Allen