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William M. Allen

lawyer , airplane manufacturing company executive

William M. Allen, American airplane manufacturing company executive, lawyer. Bar: Washington 1926. Member American Bar Association, Washington State Bar Association, Seattle Bar Association, Seattle Golf, Rainier, University, Sigma Chi.

Background

Allen, William M. was born on September 1, 1900 in Lolo, Montana, United States. Son of Charles and Gertrude M. (Hughes) Allen.

Education

AB, Montana State University, 1922. Doctor of Laws, Montana State University, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1925.

Doctor of Laws, Seattle University, 1957.

Career

Private practice, Seattle, 1926-1945;associate, Donworth, Todd and Higgins, Seattle, 1925-1930;partner, Holman, Sprague and Allen, Seattle, 1930-1945;president, The Boeing Company, Seattle, 1945-1970;Chairman of the Board, The Boing Company, Seattle, 1970-1972;chairman emeritus, The Boeing Company, Seattle, 1972-1985;honorary chairman, The Boeing Company, Seattle, 1977-1985.

Achievements

  • Bar: Washington 1926.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, Washington State Bar Association, Seattle Bar Association, Seattle Golf, Rainier, University, Sigma Chi.

Connections

Married Dorothy Dixon, April 15, 1927 (deceased November 1943). Children: Nancy Dudley, Dorothy Dixon. Married Mary Ellen Agen, December 28, 1948.

father:
Charles Allen

mother:
Gertrude M. (Hughes) Allen

spouses:
Dorothy Dixon

Mary Ellen Agen

children:
Nancy Dudley Allen

Dorothy Dixon Allen