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Name: ALLEN, Kenneth Watson (Dr.)

Nee: son of W. Watson Allen

Birth Date: 14 Mar 1886 Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Death Date: 1955 Nyeri, buried at Kijabe

First Date: 1922

Last Date: 1955

Profession: Africa Inland Mission medical doctor

Area: Chania Bridge

Married: In Los Angeles 27 Sep 1913 Ruth Ella Schneider b. 1885 Iowa

Children: William Kenneth (1914); John Laurence; Margaret

Book Reference: KAD, Red 31, Hut, Red 22, Barnes, Dow, Foster

General Information:

Red 22 - Kenneth W. Allen, AIM, Chania Bridge
Kijabe cemetery - Inscription: 'K.W. Allen MD 1886 - 1955 Satisfied PSA 17:15'
Dow - May 1917 ……. Britain announced the drafting of all British and Canadian men living in Kenya. This included Kijabe AIM missionaries - Dr. Kenneth Allen
Foster - worked at Kaloleni CMS Hospital; January 1946 transferred to the Ruanda Mission.
Red 31 has Dr. K.N. Allen, Githumu, Thika
Gazette - 6/2/1924 - Voters Register - Ukamba - Kenneth Watson Allen, Missionary, Chania Bridge and Ruth Schneider Allen, Chania Bridge
Naturalised US citizen 16 Jan 1912
Tignor - his harsh administration of Githumu was criticised by Hilda Stumpf

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