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Lois Arlene Height Allen

Occupation: Musician
Born: Kenton, Ohio, September 2, 1932

Education:
MA, The Ohio State University (1958)
BS, The Ohio State University (1954)

Career:
Private Music Teacher, Columbus, OH (1960-2014)
Music Teacher, The Ohio State University (1957-1959)
High School Music Supervisor, Westerville, OH (1956-1957)
High School Music Teacher, Junior and Senior, Upper Arlington High School, Columbus, OH (1954-1956)

Career Related:
Moderator, Mountview Baptist Church, Upper Arlington, OH (1996-1997); Executive Director, Battelle Scholars Program Trust Fund (1983-1986); Educational Radio Interviewer, WOSU (1970-1972); Church Organist, Choir Director, Mountview Baptist Church, Upper Arlington, OH (1960-1977); Part-time Teacher

Civic:
President, Opera Columbus (2010-Present); Vice President, Opera Columbus (2008-Present); Publicity Director, Ohio Theatre Shop (1996-Present); Chairman, Education Committee, Columbus Symphony Gala Center (1991-Present); Member, Volunteer Council, American Symphony Orchestra League (1991-Present); Member, Committee, Columbus Symphony Gala Center (2015); Member, Staff Committee, Columbus Museum of Art Decorators Show House (2013); President, Board of Directors, Ohio Theatre Shop (2008-2009); Organist, Glen Echo Presbyterian Church (2002-2004); Charter Member, Trustee’s Circle, Columbus Symphony Gala Center (2000-2007); Co-Chair, Education Committee, Women’s Association, Columbus Symphony Gala Center (1992-2014); Member, Board of Trustees, Education Committee, Columbus Symphony (1992-2012); First Vice President, Women’s Board, Columbus Symphony (1992-2011); Member, Board of Directors, President, Women’s Board, Columbus Museum of Art (1991-2015); Organist, Choir Master, The Church of St. Edwards (1990-1992); President, Volunteer Council, American Symphony Orchestra League (1987-1989); Member, Artistic Affairs Committee, American Symphony Orchestra League (1987-1989); President, American Symphony Orchestra League (1987-1988); President, Opera Columbus (1987-1988); Vice President, Women’s Guild, Opera Columbus (1986-2015); Member, Executive Committee, American Symphony Orchestra League (1986-1988); Vice President, American Symphony Orchestra League (1983-1984); Member, Opera Columbus (1981-1985); Member, Mayor’s Award Council Committee (1981-1984); Organist, Choir Director, North Congregational Church (1979-1985); President, Society of Friends of the School of Music, The Ohio State University (1977-1978); President, Columbus Symphony Gala Center (1974-1976); Trustee, Columbus Symphony Orchestra (1973-1981); President-Elect, Women’s Association, Columbus Symphony Gala Center (1973); Chairman, Fine and Applied Arts, Central Ohio Arts Festival (1971); Sustaining Board, Maryhaven House for Alcoholic Women (1969-1973); Chairman, Juried Art Competition, Central Ohio Arts Festival (1969-1970); Heart Director, United Appeals of Franklin County (1968-1985); Project Hope, Central Ohio (1967-1973); Area Chairman, United Appeals of Franklin County (1966-1968); Area Leader, Republican Party (1966-1968); First Vice President, Women’s Board, Columbus Symphony (1965-1979); Member, Board of Directors, Chairman, Youth Council, Columbus Symphony Gala Center (1965-1968); Active Connections, Columbus Literacy Council; Ambassador, School of Music, The Ohio State University

Awards:
Recipient, Music Educator Award, Columbus Symphony Orchestra (2005); Recipient, Advocate Award, Columbus Symphony (2002); Honoree, Women of the Year, Rotary Club, Upper Arlington, OH (1995); Honoree, Central Ohio Women of the Year, Kappa Delta (1970)

Memberships:
Moderator, Mountview Baptist Church (1996-Present); Secretary, Ohio Organization of Orchestras (1979-1982); Treasurer, Ohio Organization of Orchestras (1976-1979); President, Alumnae of Franklin County Club, The Ohio State University (1971-1972); President, Alumnae of Franklin County Club, The Ohio State University (1962-1964); Member, American Guild of Organists; Choristers Guild of America; Member, Federation of American Baptist Musicians; Member, Center for Science and Industry; Member, Ohio State Historical Society; Member, National Trust U.S.A.; Member, Rotary Club; Member, Order of the Eastern Star; Member, White Shrine of Jerusalem; Member, Tau Beta Sigma; Member, Delta Omicron; Member, Kappa Delta

Family:
Daughter of Robert Harold Height and Frances (Sims) Height
Married: James Pierpont Allen (6/14/1953)
Children: Daniel Pierpont; Carole Elizabeth
Grandchildren: Ahony Allen; Hillary Allen; Alexis Brinkler Benedix; Liam Brinklernt
One Great Grandchild

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2019, 72nd Edition (pub. 2019)
Who’s Who in America – 2018, 71st Edition (pub. 2018)
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in America – 2005, 59th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in America – 2002, 56th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in America – 2001, 55th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in American Education – 2007-2008, 8th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in American Education – 2006-2007, 7th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in Entertainment – 1998-1999, 3rd Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in Entertainment – 1992-1993, 2nd Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in Entertainment – 1989-1990, 1st Edition (pub. 1988)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2016, 42nd Edition (pub. 2015)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2015, 41st Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2014, 40th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2013, 39th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2012, 38th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2000-2001, 27th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 1999-2000, 26th Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 1996-1997, 25th Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 1994-1995, 24th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 1992-1993, 23rd Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 1990-1991, 22nd Edition (pub. 1989)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 1988-1989, 21st Edition (pub. 1987)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 1986-1987, 20th Edition (pub. 1985)
Who’s Who in the World – 2016, 33rd Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in the World – 2015, 32nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the World – 2014, 31st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the World – 2013, 30th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the World – 2012, 29th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the World – 2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the World – 2010, 27th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the World – 2009, 26th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in the World – 2004, 21st Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in the World – 2002, 19th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2010-2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2004-2005, 24th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who of American Women – 1995-1996, 19th Edition (pub. 1995)

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