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Henry Allen

Full name: Henry Tureman Allen, Jr.
Gender: Male
Born: August 11, 1889 in West Point, New York, United States
Died: December 21, 1971 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Equestrianism


Henry Allen attended the US Military Academy at West Point, graduating in 1911, and he later earned another degree from Harvard in 1913. He became a career military man, serving as a cavalry officer, after working for a few years as a mining engineer. He was the son of Maj. Gen. Henry Tureman Allen, Sr., who was known for his military explorations of Alaska and who served as Governor-General of the Philippines in 1901. Allen, Jr. advanced to the rank of captain in Field Artillery in World War I. He took part in the St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne Offensives. He served as an aide-de-camp to his father when he commanding the 90th Division and the Occupation Forces in Germany. Allen, Jr. received a Silver Star for his service in WWI. He spent much of his retirement at his wife's property in the Beaujolais, near Lyon, France, where he became interested in winemaking.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Equestrianism Men's Jumping, Individual United States USA 7T

Men's Jumping, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Equestrianism United States Don Final Standings 7T 7.00
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