R. ALLEN SR was born in Camden, New Jersey on October 10, 1943 to David
and Gertrude Allen. He served
in the United States Army from June 25, 1962 until June 13, 1965, being honorably
discharged after two years service.
On July 15, 1968 Robert R. Allen Sr. was appointed to the Camden
Fire Department, where he served for over 37 years before
retiring on November 1, 1996. In the latter years of his career
he served at Engine Company 3, Third Platoon with Captain
Richard Carver and firefighters Charles Arline and Ronald
R. Allen Sr. was married to the former Barbara Olesiewic. There
were four children, David Allen, Robert F. Allen Jr., Barbara
Ann, and Amy. The family lived for quite some time in Atco, New
Jersey. Robert F. Allen's later years were spent as a resident
of Oaklyn, New Jersey.