Allen, Alexander J.


(1916–?), applicant for position with FEPC but not hired; industrial secy. for Baltimore Urban League (1943); active in antidiscrimination campaigns related to Western Electric, Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone, and Baltimore Transit cases; exec. dir., Baltimore Urban League (1944–50), Pittsburgh Urban League (1950–60), New York Urban League (1964–66); then vice pres. for programming, Natl. Urban League. Born in Boston; BS, Wilberforce U. (1937); BD, Yale (1940); MSSW, Columbia (1942).