Stephen Shepherd Allen
Sir Stephen Shepherd Allen KBE CMG DSO* VD (2 August 1882 – 4 November 1964) was a New Zealand lawyer, farmer, local body politician, and Mayor of Morrinsville. He served in World War I and in the Territorial Army, and was Administrator of the colony of Western Samoa (now Samoa) 1928–1931. His rule was marked by the mass shooting of eleven Samoans from the indepententist Mau movement, including its acting leader Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III, on the 29 December 1929.
He was the son of William Shepherd Allen, an MP in both the United Kingdom and New Zealand. His mother was Elizabeth Penelope Candlish, daughter of John Candlish. His brother William Allen was an MP in England.