History of the Restoration Movement

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

GPS Coordinates
36.148135, -86.736492
Accuracy To Within 16'
Facing North

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