Jack Allen (1931 - 2002)

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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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1931 - In the year that Jack Allen was born, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

1941 - When he was just 10 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

1963 - Jack was 32 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

1979 - At the age of 48 years old, Jack was alive when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

1989 - At the age of 58 years old, Jack was alive when on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

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Jack Allen died on July 17, 2002 at 70 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Jack. He was born on December 3, 1931. We have no information about Jack's family. We know that Jack Allen had been residing in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada.

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