Accession consists of a certificate awarded to Marvin Allen by the District Grand Lodge No. 22, B'nai B'rith in recognition of his outstanding services and devotion of the ideals and principles of B'nai B'rith. Dated March 31, 1965.
Marvin Allen (1931-1995) was born 15 Jan. 1931 to Percy and Anne Appelbaum. As a child he attended the Palmerston Ave. school and Harbord Collegiate. He then took his chartered accountancy exam though Queen's Univeristy. In 1952, he married Bertha Allen and had four children: Marlee (Petroff), Laurel (Sandler), Kelvin and Jordan. Marvin was introduced to the YMHA society through his friends. He was also a member of Beth Tikvah Synagogue. Marvin died on 5 Feb. 1995 at the age of 64.