Born in Orange, NJ on July 8, 1884. Allen studied under Gutzon Borglum, H. M. Shrady, and Philip Martini. Formerly of New York, he moved to southern California in 1925 and settled in Glendale. He died there on April 8, 1934. In: LACMA.
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