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Allen, Philip, Baron Allen of Abbeydale (1912-2007), civil servant

Brian Cubbon

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/99201
Allen, Philip, Baron Allen of Abbeydale (1912-2007), civil servant

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Allen, Philip, Baron Allen of Abbeydale (1912-2007), civil servant, was born at 17 Edgedale Road, Sheffield, on 8 July 1912, the younger son of Arthur Allen (1875-1962), schoolmaster, and his wife, Louisa Mary (Louie), née Tipper (1883-1966). From elementary school he won a scholarship to King Edward VII School in ...

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