Dr. H.B. Allen, M.D.
Katherine F. Berry
October 23, 1940
Dr. Henry B. Allen, son of Dr. J.B. Allen and Etta
Mattingly Allen, was born at Sulphur Springs five miles east of Morganfield
on September 9, 1873.
He attended school at Boxville in the elementary
grades. He graduated from Morganfield High School in 1893. He then attended
Bryant and Stratton Business University at Louisville, graduating from
there in 1899. After this he entered medical College in Louisville and
graduated from there in 1903.
Dr. Allen entered practice in Morganfield in 1903,
July 2nd, and has been in general practice in the county since then.
He married Miss Elizabeth Martha Hammack, also
of Union County.
Mr. Allen has been a member of the Catholic Church
since he was eighteen years of age.