In Memory of Frederick W. Allen ’45

FREDERICK W. ALLEN ’45 of Peoria, Illinois, died Jan. 24, 2021. At Ripon, he participated in Phi Kappa Pi. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II and was trained as a pilot. He later was a pitcher with the Papermakers of Appleton, Wisconsin, a minor league affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. He then received a law degree from Northwestern University. He had a long career as a plaintiff’s attorney, eventually owning his own law firm. He was a member of numerous national and international professional organizations and held various leadership positions. He enjoyed golf, watching baseball, and was a member of the Elks Club for more than 70 years, the American Legion, and community groups. Survivors include two daughters.