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ALLEN, JOHN STUART: 1907-

The son of Elwood D. and Stella Anderson Allen, John Stuart Allen was born in Pendleton, Ind., on May. 13, 1907. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1928 and A.M. in 1929 from the University of Minnesota and the Ph.D. degree from New York University in 1936. He studied at other institutions and was awarded several honorary degrees. He married Grace H. Carlton on Aug. 23, 1933. Allen taught at the University of Minnesota, 1928-30, and Colgate University, 1930-42. During 1942-48 he served as director of the division of higher education, New York State Education Department. He joined the faculty of the University of Florida where he was vice president, 1948-53; acting president, 1953-55; and executive vice president, 1955-57. In 1957 Allen became president of the University of South Florida ( Tampa ). He was a member of the board of directors, Educational Testing Service (Princeton, N.J.), and held a number of other educational offices.

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