Allen, Wheatley - from United States

ID: 22856
Organization: BOC
Country of meeting: Wayside Log in the year 2008

California sculptor, Howard Wheatley Allen, passed away in his Mendocino home after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Born in San Francisco on May 31, 1941 to Anne Bullard Allen and Charles Howard Allen, “Wheat” Allen was a fifth generation Californian, an active conservationist and a beloved artist. A graduate of Dartmouth and a Navy veteran, Wheat served for 36 years as a counselor for Save the Redwoods League, was active in the Bohemian Club, and created sculptures that became gifts of state for three presidential administrations.

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