Allen Oliver (1902 - 1988)

Allen Oliver
1902 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Allen Oliver, father to 1 child, was born on December 25, 1902 in Eddyville, Kentucky. He was born to Henry Melvin Oliver and Lucinda Lenore (Oliver) Oliver, with siblings Alice, Nellie, Otho, and Eurie. Allen's partner was Loudes Milstead, and they gave birth to David Allen Oliver. He died in November 1988 in St Helena, California at 85 years of age. We know that Allen Oliver had been residing in Saint Helena, Napa County, California 94574.
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Allen Oliver
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Male
Gender
Allen
First name
Unknown
Middle name
Oliver
Last name(s)
Unknown
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Saint Helena, Napa County, California 94574
Last known residence
Allen Oliver was born on in Eddyville, Pulaski County, Kentucky United States
Birth
Allen Oliver died in in St Helena, Napa County, California United States
Death
Allen Oliver was born on in Eddyville, Pulaski County, Kentucky United States
Allen Oliver died in in St Helena, Napa County, California United States
Birth
Death
Heart Attack
Cause of death
at St. Helena Cemetery, in St Helena, Napa County, California United States
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White

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United States

Religion

Christian

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Allen Oliver Family Tree

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Parents:

Oct 27, 1879 - Aug 24, 1966
May 11, 1884 - Mar 24, 1913

Siblings:

May 15, 1909 - January 1983
Feb 3, 1907 - Feb 24, 2006
Feb 5, 1905 - Jul 7, 1970
Apr 6, 1911 - Jul 6, 1994

Parents:

Oct 27, 1879 - Aug 24, 1966
May 11, 1884 - Mar 24, 1913

Siblings:

Feb 3, 1907 - Feb 24, 2006
Apr 6, 1911 - Jul 6, 1994
May 15, 1909 - January 1983
Feb 5, 1905 - Jul 7, 1970
Mar 8, 1913 - Dec 18, 2003

Relationships:

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Allen Oliver & Loudes (Milstead) Oliver

Spouse:

Unknown - Unknown

Children:

Nov 17, 1948 - Aug 24, 1976

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The Time Leader
Princeton, Kentucky

Allen Oliver

Funeral services for Allen Oliver, of St. Helena, California, were held Thursday, October 22, at Morrisons Funeral Home with burial in a cemetery in St. Helena.
Mr. Oliver, age 84, died suddenly Tuesday, October 20, while en-route to the hospital.
He was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of St. Helena. Mr. Oliver, a former Princeton resident, was a long-time employee of the Princeton Hosiery Mills Dye Department.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Oliver; step-mother, Mrs. Martha Oliver of St. Helena; two sons, Gene E. Oliver, of Lower Lake, Calif., and J. C. Oliver, of Fayette, N.C. ; one daughter Nellie Saum, of Daleville, Ala.; two brothers, Eurie Oliver and Wallace Byard, both of Princeton; one sister Adele Duckworth, of Little Rock, Ark.; 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; one sister in law, and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mr. Oliver was preceded in death by a son, David Oliver.

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1902 - 1988 World Events

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In 1902, in the year that Allen Oliver was born, the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

In 1921, when he was 19 years old, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1934, Allen was 32 years old when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1958, he was 56 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1988, in the year of Allen Oliver's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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