James A. Allen
Biographical Sketch of James A. Allen
James A. Allen was born June 21, 1884, in Nashville,
Tennessee. In 1901 he began his work with the Gospel Advocate as a contributor.
He was editor of the Gospel Advocate from May, 1923 until August 1, 1930. For a
number of years before he began his editorial work he did much toward increasing
the circulation of the Advocate. In July, 1931, he began publishing the
Apostolic Times in Nashville, Tennessee. In July, 1954, it became necessary for
him to cease this publication because of the condition of his eyes. He has done
much evangelistic work, especially in the Nashville area. He did most of the preaching for the
Lindsey Avenue Church in Nashville for a period of fifteen years or more. He
died in August 3, 1967 and is buried in the Mt.
Olivet Cemetery in Nashville, Tennessee
-Most of this sketch is from G.A. Centennial Volume, G.A.
c.1936 pages 69,70
Letterhead and Signature of James A. Allen
Courtesy of Terry J. Gardner 4.2010
Directions To The Grave
James and Louise Allen
are buried in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Tennessee. See the map here.
Section 12; Lot S1/2 E Pt. 271
N36º 09' 11.1" x WO 86º 44' 10.7"
Accuracy To Within 16'