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Transcribed biography of Allen B. Ludington


Allen B. Ludington, Sr., born July 22, 1919, the fourth of ten children born to Eber J. and Bertha Dittman Fisher Ludington. Eber Ludington was the son of James and Elizabeth Gilbert Ludington. James was the son of David and Elizabeth Edwards Ludington, who homesteaded in Porter Township, Porter County, in the early 1800's.

On March 14, 1942, Allen was married to Vivian E. McLaughlin, born in Valparaiso, June 13, 1924, to Charles and Elsie Shinabarger McLaughlin.

Allen and Vivian Ludington are the parents of five children, Catherine E. Ludington Keen, born April 8, 1943; Allen Bennett Ludington, Jr., born April 10, 1945; Dennis Wayne Ludington, born july 17, 1947; Barbara Ann Ludington, born May 29, 1954; and Beverly Diane, born November 22, 1956.

Family membership is with First Baptist Church of Valparaiso. Allen Ludington, Sr. is employed at Sears Roebuck in the Customer Service Department, and has been active in Boy Scouts of America for over 25 years.

Florence Baird Ludington

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
Page(s) in Source: 132

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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