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Nicholas Eugene Allen, American lawyer. Bar: New Jersey 1933, Distric 1940, Maryland. 1956. Decorated Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, commendation award United States; Belgian and Dutch fourrageres.


Allen, Nicholas Eugene was born on July 24, 1907 in Atlanta. Son of Columbus Eugene and Maude Anne (Allen) Allen.


Bachelor of Science, Princeton University, 1929; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1932.


Private practice, New Jersey, 1933-1935; private practice, District of Columbia, 1953-1988; private practice, Maryland., 1957-1988; attorney, Solicitor' General’ s Office, unites states department Labor, 1936-1942, 1947; assistant general counsel, Department of Air Force, 1948; associate general counsel, Department of Air Force, 1949-1951; steel industry division adviser, Office General Counsel, Non Performing Asset, 1951-1952; special assistant to, Secretary Commerce deputy acting assistant secretary of commerce for international affairs, Secretary Commerce, 1952-1953; of counsel Diuguid & Epstein, 1986-1988. Lecturer American U. and George Washington University law schools, 1954-1960.


  • Bar: New Jersey 1933, Distric 1940, Maryland 1956.


National president Judge Advocates Association, 1956-1957. Served in Judge Advisory General's Department Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Parachutist and staff judge advocate of 82d Airborne Division in Ardennes, Rhineland and Center European campaigns.

Staff judge advisory United States Headquarters, Berlin District. Executive officer European Theatre of Operations Judge Advisory Division. Brigadier general United States Air Force Reserve.

Retired deputy Commander 1st Air Force Reserve Region, 1960-1967. Member American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, 82d Airborne Division Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Reserve Officers' Association, Retired Officers' Association, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Adelaide Whitford, June 11, 1938. Children: Sandra, Susanne.

Columbus Eugene Allen

Maude Anne (Allen) Allen

Adelaide Whitford

Sandra Allen

Susanne Allen