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Allen, Ivan Jr.

Born: 1911 AD
Died: 2003 AD

1911 – Allen was born in Atlanta, Georgia on the 5th of March.

1929-1933 – Attended and earned his degree in business administration at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

1936 – Married Louise Richardson on the 1st of January.

1941-1945 – Served in the US Army during World War II, he started as a second lieutenant and was discharged as a major.

1947 – Headed the Atlanta’s Community Chest drive.

1960 – He was elected President of the Chamber of Commerce.

1962-1970 – Won the election and became the Mayor of Atlanta. He established the Atlanta Falcons, a National Football League team and the Atlanta Hawks, a professional basketball team.

1981 – Received the Martin Luther King Jr. Nonviolent Peace Prize.

2003 – Died in Sandy Springs on 2nd of July.