Eugene Allen served as a butler in the White House for 34 years, seeing Harry Truman, Ronald Reagan and everyone in between inhabit the mansion. According to USAToday.com, he died today at the old age of 90. Allen was born on July 14, 1919, in Scottsville, Virginia. He started as a dishwasher under the Truman administration and rose to the post of maître d' under Reagan, after which he decided to retire. He was profiled by the Washington Post after President Barack Obama was inaugurated...Read Full Story
Eugene Allen (July 14, 1919 - April 2, 2010) was a butler who served in the White House for more than three decades. Find more news and articles about Eugene Allen here.