Howard Joseph Allen

1916–1983 (Age 66)
Oceana, Michigan, United States

The Life of Howard Joseph

Howard Joseph Allen was born on 21 October 1916, in Oceana, Michigan, United States. He married Jeanne Noreen Ewing on 15 December 1942, in Michigan, United States. He died on 6 July 1983, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, at the age of 66.

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Howard Joseph Allen
1916–1983
Jeanne Noreen Ewing
1925–1979
Marriage: 15 December 1942

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
15 December 1942
Michigan, United States

World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

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.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • 1920 United States Census

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