Ethel Allen

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Birthday
8, 1929
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Dec 16, 1981 (52)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
8, 1929
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Dec 16, 1981 (52)

About

After serving in the Philadelphia City Council during the 1970s, this Republican Party politician and medical doctor took office as Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Before Fame

After earning a bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry from West Virginia State College, she received her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Trivia

When Dick Thornburgh fired her from his cabinet, Allen was backed by several civil rights organizations, as well as by her own Pennsylvania community of African-Americans.

Family Life

She was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Associated With

Though her parents were both active in Democratic politics, she joined the Republican Party after volunteering for the 1952 campaign of Dwight Eisenhower.

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