Dallas Allen

about 1934–from 1986 to 1987 (Age 52)
Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Dallas

When Dallas Allen was born about 1934, in Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, his father, John Henry Allen, was 30 and his mother, Georgia Long, was 23. He lived in Election District 8, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He died from 1986 to 1987, at the age of 53, and was buried in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Allen
1904–1968
Georgia Long
1911–1976
Douglas Allen
1930–1931
Dallas Allen
1934–1987
Bryce Milton Allen
1939–1991

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World Events (8)

1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 0

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 15

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from a Celtic personal name of great antiquity and obscurity. In England the personal name is now usually spelled Alan, the surname Allen; in Scotland the surname is more often Allan. Various suggestions have been put forward regarding its origin; the most plausible is that it originally meant ‘little rock’. Compare Gaelic ailín, diminutive of ail ‘rock’. The present-day frequency of the surname Allen in England and Ireland is partly accounted for by the popularity of the personal name among Breton followers of William the Conqueror, by whom it was imported first to Britain and then to Ireland. St. Alan(us) was a 5th-century bishop of Quimper, who was a cult figure in medieval Brittany. Another St. Al(l)an was a Cornish or Breton saint of the 6th century, to whom a church in Cornwall is dedicated.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Dallas G Allen in household of John H Allen, "United States Census, 1940"

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