Gary Allen (August 2, 1936 – November 29, 1986) was an American conservative journalist, book author, and sociopolitical researcher.As a student, Allen majored in history at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, and studied as well at California State University in Long Beach. He was a prominent member of Robert W. Welch, Jr.'s John Birch Society, of which he was a spokesman.
He contributed to magazines such as Conservative Digest and American Opinion magazine since 1964. He also was the speech writer for George Wallace, the former governor of Alabama and a one-time segregationist, during the 1968 U.S. presidential election against Richard M. Nixon and Hubert H. Humphrey. He was an advisor to the conservative Texas millionaire Nelson Bunker Hunt.Allen was the father of four children, including Michael Allen, a political news journalist who, as a Politico reporter, writes in a less editorialised manner than his father. Allen died in 1986 in Long Beach, California, at the age of 50 of a liver ailment...
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