Everett S. Allen

Everett S. Allen 1916-1990

A journalist and editor of the New Bedford Standard-Times, Allen is best known for seven non-fiction books of regional interest, including This Quiet Place, A Cape Cod Chronicle (1971), Martha’s Vineyard, An Elegy (1982), The Children of the Light (1973), A Wind to Shake the World (1976), and The Back Ships: Rumrunners of Prohibition (1979). On his first day as a Standard-Times reporter, September 21, 1938, Allen had to cover the Great New England Hurricane, which struck that day. Allen also reported on the transporting of the whaleship Charles W. Morgan from New Bedford Harbor to Mystic, CT, in 1941.

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