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Max died in an automobile accident in Arizona July 6, 1998, at the age of 72. He jumped at Missoula 1948-51, 53, 54, West Yellowstone in 1952 and at McCall from 1955-56. Max had stints with the CIA in Southeast Asia for five years and one year in Peru. Max was one of the two jumpers who parachuted for President Eisenhower at the dedication of the Aerial Fire Depot in Missoula on September 22, 1954.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Allen, Max (Missoula 1948)" (2010). Smokejumper Obituaries. 979.