Eleanor Allen (1888 - 1974)

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Narberth, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

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Louis Nye and friends

Louis Nye and friends

Joann Allen

Joann Allen

Dees Family

Dees Family

Brian and Joann Allen

Brian and Joann Allen

Rosemary Wilson, Marty Allen, wife

Rosemary Wilson, Marty Allen, wife

Rotterdam Holland

Rotterdam Holland

Splinter School 1910 Indiana

Splinter School 1910 Indiana

Mary Christine Graves

Mary Christine Graves

Mary Christine  Graves Hyman Allen

Mary Christine Graves Hyman Allen

Mr. Herry P. Allen

Mr. Herry P. Allen

Bemiss Elementary School, Washington

Bemiss Elementary School, Washington

Jo Linda Allen

Jo Linda Allen

Charlie Allen gravesite

Charlie Allen gravesite

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Aiden C. Allen Louis Nye and friends Joann Allen Dees Family

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1888 - In the year that Eleanor Allen was born, on July 25th, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City - Frank Edward McGurrin - decisively beat the competition in a typing contest in Ohio. He was supposedly the only person who used touch typing and is believed to have invented the method. Touch typing is ubiquitous now - but Frank's win is what convinced everyone that the method was good!

1932 - At the age of 44 years old, Eleanor was alive when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

1943 - Eleanor was 55 years old when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

1971 - By the time she was 83 years old, on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

1974 - In the year of Eleanor Allen's passing, on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

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Eleanor Allen died in January 1974 at age 85. No cause of death has been entered for Eleanor. She was born on September 18, 1888. We are unaware of information about Eleanor's family. We know that Eleanor Allen had been residing in Narberth, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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