"ALFRED GEORGE ALLEN, "Alf," was born December 4, 1897, in Syracuse, New York.
"He is the only son of C. Loomis and Florence (Worster) Allen.His father was born in Cicero, New York, January 16, 1870, and has spent most of his life in New York State as an engineer and manager of public utilities.Mrs. Allen graduated at Syracuse University in 1891.There is one daughter in the family.
"Alf prepared at the Syracuse Central High School and at Phillips-Exeter, and took the Civil Engineering Course at Sheff.He has also been a member of the class of 1921 S.He went out for hockey, was a member of the 1920 S. Swimming Team, did Y. M. C. A. work, and belonged to the Exeter Club, and Berzelius and the Colony.Robert Hilton and John W. Cutler, Jr., were his roommates.
"He was a Sergeant in Battery D, Field Artillery, Yale S. A. T. C., and played on the Football Squad.On December 15, 1918, he received his discharge.
"Allen intends to be a manager of public utilities.He is at present in Cleveland, working for the Cleveland Railways Company.His permanent address is R. F. D. 1, Fayetteville, New York."
“History of the Class of Nineteen Hundred and Twenty Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University,” Volume One, edited by the Class Book Committee, Published for the Class by the Class Secretaries Bureau, 1920,” The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, printers, pp. 32-33. [photo adjacent]