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Allen, Ivan Jr.

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

Nationality: American
Categories: Mayors


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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