• Superintendents of Humble

    Superintendent #7

    Frank William Allenson

    Frank Allenson

    Frank William Allenson was born in Kansas on January 13, 1898.  He was the son of Oscar Frederick Allenson and Charlotte Johanna Peterson, natives of Sweden.  

    He was married to Dorothy Lucille Brown, the daughter of Dawson W. and Anna V. Brown.  Dorothy was born on October 18, 1906 and died on April 7, 1963.

    The Allenson's had two daughters: (1) Doris Lavonne Allenson, born on January 8, 1928 and died on January 29, 1937, and (2) Charlotte Ann Allenson, born on August 25, 1934 and died on January 8, 2007.

    Mr. Allenson served as Principal of Humble's Charles Bender High School from 1930 through 1933. Prior to that he taught in Brehnam.

    He became the Superintendent of Humble ISD in June 1933.  He served in that position for 9 years, from 1933 through 1942.

    Mr. Allenson resigned as the Humble ISD Superintendent at the end of the 1941-1942 school year in order to accept a position as the Superintendent of the Brenham Public Schools.  He served as the Superintendent in Brehnam from 1942 through 1963.

    Frank William Allenson died on March 5, 1976 in Brenham, Washington County, Texas and is buried in the Prairie Lea Cemetery.