Allen, Virgil (July, 1865 - 1905)
Virgil (Dad) Allen Today***
Douglas Budget - June 2, 1955Funeral services were held this afternoon at Stark's chapel for Virgil (Dad) Allen, 89, who died Tuesday at Memorial hospital after and illness of a few days. Rev. H. H. Lindeman officiated and burial was in Douglas Park cemetery.
Dad Allen was born in Georgia in July, 1865, one of seven children. Other than that, very little is known about him. he came to this area in about 1905 and for the past 35 years had been employed as a herder and handyman at Moore Ogalalla ranch at Ross.