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Court of Appeals Judge

Glenn S. Allen, Jr.

Born in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich., January 8, 1914. Son of Glenn S. Allen, Sr. and Annette (Brenner) Allen. Republican. Lawyer; law clerk to Justices William W. Potter and Emerson Boyles, 1939-40; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; mayor of Kalamazoo, Mich., 1951-59; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 6th District, 1960; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Kalamazoo County 1st District, 1961-62; candidate for Michigan state treasurer, 1962; Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 3rd District, 1974-86; appointed 1974. Presbyterian. Member, Kiwanis; Elks; Moose; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Died in DeWitt, Clinton County, Mich., November 6, 2001 (age 87 years, 302 days).

Interviewed by Tom Downs
60 minutes, Nov. 22, 1999

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