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Herbert A. Allen, Jr.

AKA Herbert Anthony Allen, Jr.

Born: c. 1940

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Allen & Company, Inc.

Reclusive. Estimated net worth, $1.8B (Forbes, 2003).

Acquired Columbia Pictures in 1973 for $1M of his own money and $500K of Allen & Company's. He became chairman, and eventually sold to Coca Cola in a stock swap, at an 1800% profit. Coca Cola's eventual profit was $3B when Columbia was sold to Sony.

Holds an annual summer media mogul conference, "Camp Allen", on his ranch.

Father: Herbert A. Allen, Sr. (investment banker, b. 1908, d. 1997)
Wife: Ann Reinking (#2)

    University: Williams College (1962)

    Allen & Company President and CEO
    Member of the Board of Allen & Company
    Member of the Board of Coca Cola (1982-)
    Member of the Board of Columbia Pictures (as Chairman)
    Member of the Board of Convera
    Bill Bradley for President
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Friends of Giuliani Exploratory Committee
    Friends of Joe Lieberman
    George W. Bush for President
    Gephardt for President
    Joe Lieberman for President
    John McCain 2008
    McCain 2000
    New Leadership for America PAC
    Obama for America
    Straight Talk America


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