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Allen, Ivan Jr.

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Born: 1911 AD
Died: 2003 AD, at 92 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Mayors

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1911 - Allen was born in Atlanta, Georgia on the 5th of March.

 

1929-1933 - Attended and earned his degree in business administration at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

 

1936 - Married Louise Richardson on the 1st of January.

 

1941-1945 - Served in the US Army during World War II, he started as a second lieutenant and was discharged as a major.

 

1947 - Headed the Atlanta's Community Chest drive.

 

1960 - He was elected President of the Chamber of Commerce.

 

1962-1970 - Won the election and became the Mayor of Atlanta. He established the Atlanta Falcons, a National Football League team and the Atlanta Hawks, a professional basketball team.

 

1981 - Received the Martin Luther King Jr. Nonviolent Peace Prize.

 

2003 - Died in Sandy Springs on 2nd of July.


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