|Birthname||Richard Allen Hackett|
|born on||10 December 1905 at 02:35 (= 02:35 AM )|
|Place||New York, New York, 40n43, 74w00|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||17°36' 29°05 Asc. 22°15'|
American clergyman, author and one of the sons of Frank Sutliff Hackett, founder of Riverdale Country School, a co-educational, independent, college-preparatory day school in New York City.
Allen Hackett served as pastor of the Central Union Church in Honolulu, Hawaii (1944-1951), minister of the Pilgrim Congregational Church, St. Louis, Missouri (1951-1962) and as area minister for the United Church of Christ in Boston, Massachusetts (1962-1971).
He wrote a biography of his father, Quickened Spirit (1957) and For the Open Door (1964), a book on the Church and race issues.
He died of cancer on 25 July 1989 at age 83 in Concord, New Hampshire after a long illness.
- Relationship : Marriage 1931 (Dorothy Shuman)
- Work : Great Achievement 1953 (Doctor of Divinity)
Sy Scholfield cites father's diary quoted in Quickened Spirit: A Biography of Frank Sutliff Hackett by Allen Hackett (Riverdale Country School, 1957), page 49: "December 10, 1905: 'Day of days! Allen born at 2:35 A.M. -- a wonderful struggle...'"
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Terminal)
- Family : Childhood : Advantaged
- Family : Childhood : Family noted
- Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs
- Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Beth and Peter)
- Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Cancer)
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 83)
- Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Pastor)
- Vocation : Writers : Biographer
- Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy