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ALLEN (Soundex A450) — See also ALENE, ALIEN, ALIENE, ALINE, ALLAN, ALLE, ALLEINE, ALLEN-WUNSCHL, ALLENDE, ALLENDER, ALLENE, ALLER, ALLEYNE, ALLIN, ALLYN, ALLYNE, ALYNE, ANNELL, BALLEN, CALLEN, CHALLEN, DEALLEN, EHLEN, ELLEN, ELNA, FITZALLEN, GALLEN, HALLEN, KILGALLEN, LANE, LANNE, LEAN, LEANN, LEEANN, LENA, LENNA, LEWALLEN, LUALLEN, MCALLEN, MCCALLEN, MCCLALLEN, MCLALLEN, NALE, NALLE, NEAL, NEALL, NELLA, OLLEN, SALLEN, SCALLEN, VALLEN, VANALLEN, WALLEN, WHALLEN, WILSON-ALLEN.

  Allen, A. A. — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska. Republican. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 2nd District, 1917-22. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, A. B. — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich. Physician; owned and operated Grace Hospital, 1911-21; candidate in primary for mayor of Mt. Clemens, Mich., 1933. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
A. C. Allen Allen, A. C. (b. 1864) — of Colman, Moody County, S.Dak. Born in Winona County, Minn., January 2, 1864. Republican. Farmer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 20th District, 1903-04. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Allen, A. Leonard See Asa Leonard Allen
  Allen, A. P. — of Winona County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 7, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Allen, A. R. — of Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, A. W. See Abraham Workman Allen
  Allen, Abbie B. — of Beans Corners, Jay, Franklin County, Maine. Postmaster at Beans Corners, Maine, 1901. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Abraham Workman (1846-1909) — also known as A. W. Allen — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Belmont County, Ohio, December 3, 1846. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 6th District, 1909; died in office 1909. Died, in Bonaventure Hotel, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., February 16, 1909 (age 62 years, 75 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of William Allen (1807-1874) and Jane (Workman) Allen (1813-1861); married, November 24, 1870, to Martha Ella Campbell (1852-1919); father of James B. Allen (1875-1919).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Abram — of Oakland County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 4th District, 1865-66. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Adam M. — of Herkimer, Herkimer County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Addie Dainell — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Texas, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Allen, Adolphus G. — of Tioga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Tioga County, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Alanson — Republican. Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Albert — of Boone County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Boone County, 1877, 1883. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Albert E. — of New Jersey. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 12th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Allen, Albert Otis — of New Madrid County, Mo. Missouri state auditor, 1901-05. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Albert T. — of Prospect, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. First selectman of Prospect, Connecticut, 1919-22; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Prospect; elected 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Alfred D. — U.S. Consular Agent in Freemantle, as of 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Alfred Gaither (1867-1932) — also known as Alfred G. Allen — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born near Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio, July 23, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 2nd District, 1911-17; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1920. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; Elks. Died of angina pectoris, in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 9, 1932 (age 65 years, 139 days). Interment at Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wilmington, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac B. Allen and Eliza W. (Gaither) Allen; married, December 10, 1901, to Clara B. Forbes.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Alfred M. — of Hamilton County, Ohio. Republican. Candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Hamilton County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Allison See J. Allison Allen
  Allen, Alma A. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Member of Texas state board of education 4th District; elected 1992, 1996; elected unopposed 2000; elected 2002; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996 (alternate), 2004; member of Texas state house of representatives 131st District; defeated, 1998; elected unopposed 2004; elected 2006; elected unopposed 2008, 2010; elected 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Allen, Alonzo C. — of Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Mich. Investment banker; mayor of Grosse Pointe, Mich., 1960-63; appointed 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Alvah — of Weatherford, Parker County, Tex. Mayor of Weatherford, Tex., 1954-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Amasa — of Walpole, Cheshire County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 10th District, 1804-05. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Amos Lawrence (1837-1911) — also known as Amos L. Allen — of Alfred, York County, Maine. Born in Waterboro, York County, Maine, March 17, 1837. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1886-87; private secretary, U.S. House Speaker Thomas B. Reed, 1893-96; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1896; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1899-1911; died in office 1911. Died in Washington, D.C., February 20, 1911 (age 73 years, 340 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Alfred, Maine.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Amos T. — of Union, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Union, 1902, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Andrew (1740-1825) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., 1740. Lawyer; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1775-76. Disapproved of the Declaration of Independence, and withdrew from the Continental Congress in June 1776; when the British Army entered New York, he took the oath of allegiance to the King, and went to England; he was attainted of treason, and his estates in Pennsylvania were confiscated. Died in London, England, March 7, 1825 (age about 84 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Allen and Margaret (Hamilton) Allen; married, April 21, 1768, to Sally Coxe.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Allen, Andrew L. — of Machias, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County 1st District, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Archie E. — of Oakland County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state senate 12th District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Allen, Arenda Lauretta Wright (b. 1960) — Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., 1960. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2011-. Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Allen, Aris Tee (1910-1991) — also known as Aris T. Allen — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., December 27, 1910. Republican. Physician; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1967-74, 1991; died in office 1991; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1972 (delegation chair); Maryland Republican state chair, 1977-79; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, 1978; member of Maryland state senate 30th District, 1979-81. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Member, Alpha Phi Alpha; American Medical Association; American Legion; NAACP. Following a diagnosis of cancer, he died from a self-inflicted gunshot, in his parked rental car, in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., February 5, 1991 (age 80 years, 40 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Allen and Maryetta (Whitby) Allen; married 1947 to Faye E. Watson.
  Aris T. Allen Boulevard (Maryland Route 665), in Annapolis, Maryland, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Allen, Artemas — of Lenawee County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Lenawee County, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Arthur A., Jr. — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Arthur B. — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Nebraska, 1921-32. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Arthur M. — Member of Missouri state senate 27th District, 1885-88. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Asa Leonard (1891-1969) — also known as A. Leonard Allen — of Winnfield, Winn Parish, La. Born in a log cabin near Winnfield, Winn Parish, La., January 5, 1891. Democrat. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1936; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 8th District, 1937-53. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Scottish Rite Masons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Knights of Pythias. Died January 5, 1969 (age 78 years, 0 days). Interment at Winnfield Cemetery, Winnfield, La.
  Relatives: Son of Asa Levi Allen and Sophronia (Perkins) Allen; brother of Oscar Kelly Allen (1882-1936); married, August 25, 1915, to Lottie Mae Thompson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Asaph — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Asher (1736-1825) — of East Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Born in 1736. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Windsor, 1825; died in office 1825. Died in East Windsor, Hartford County, Conn., November 1, 1825 (age about 89 years). Interment at Scantic Cemetery, East Windsor, Conn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Augustus Franklin (1813-1875) — also known as Augustus F. Allen — of Ellicott town, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born in Wardsboro, Windham County, Vt., December 13, 1813. Democrat. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867; elected U.S. Representative from New York 33rd District 1874, but died before taking office. Presbyterian. Died in Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y., January 20, 1875 (age 61 years, 38 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Jamestown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Elisha Allen (1786-1830) and Juliet (Holbrook) Allen; married to Margaret Cook (1817-1885).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Augustus Franklin (1873-1958) — also known as Augustus F. Allen — of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born in Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y., September 7, 1873. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; real estate business; member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1907-10; postmaster at Jamestown, N.Y., 1911-15. Died August 22, 1958 (age 84 years, 349 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Jamestown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred D. Allen and Virginia (Mahon) Allen.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Augustus L. — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, B. F. — of Blun, Emanuel County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, B. H. — of Largo, Pinellas County, Fla. Mayor of Largo, Fla., 1920-21. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Barbara K. — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2000, 2004; member of Democratic National Committee from North Carolina, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Allen, Barbara P. — of Overland Park, Johnson County, Kan. Republican. Member of Kansas state senate 8th District; elected 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Allen, Barna (b. 1873) — of Troy, Montgomery County, N.C. Born in Montgomery County, N.C., November 27, 1873. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Montgomery County, 1913-14. Baptist. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Barney See Byron Gilchrist Allen
  Allen, Barry — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Allen, Basil L. — of Indiana. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1900; Prohibition candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Ben — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Allen, Ben P. — of Oconee, Shelby County, Ill. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1916; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Benajah — of Grafton, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 2nd District, 1849. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Benjamin — of Berlin, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Berlin, 1825. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Benjamin — of Hudson, St. Croix County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Benjamin — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1860, 1879 (Oneida County 2nd District 1860, Oneida County 1st District 1879). Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Benjamin B. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 1st District, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Benjamin F. — of Florida. Secretary of state of Florida, 1863-68. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Benjamin R. — of Fayette County, Ky. Member of Kentucky state senate, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Jacob Embry Allen (1868-1919).
  Allen, Bernard — of Holland, Ottawa County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 23rd District, 1974; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Allen, Bernard H. — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hartford; elected 1932; defeated, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Betty — of West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Allen, Betty F. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Allen, Beverley — U.S. Attorney for Missouri, 1827-29. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Beverly — of Elbert County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1817-19; member of Georgia state senate, 1822-24, 1826-27, 1830-31, 1834. Methodist. Died in Kentucky. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Uncle of Singleton Walthall Allen (1793-1853).
  Political family: Heard family of Elberton, Georgia.
  Allen, Bill J. — of Anchorage, Alaska. Republican. Presidential Elector for Alaska, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Allen, Bob See Robert Allen
  Allen, Brown See S. Brown Allen
  Allen, Bruce S. — of Macon, Bibb County, Ga. Physician; Honorary Consul for Liechtenstein in Macon, Ga., 2007-. Still living as of 2017.
  Allen, Burt M. — of Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill. Mayor of Rockford, Ill., 1927-29. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Burton See W. Burton Allen
  Allen, Byron — of Southington, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Southington, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Byron Gilchrist (1901-1988) — also known as Byron G. Allen; Barney Allen — of Pocahontas, Pocahontas County, Iowa; Detroit Lakes, Becker County, Minn. Born in Laurens, Pocahontas County, Iowa, September 13, 1901. Democrat. Farmer; newspaper editor; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1927-32; candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1944 (speaker), 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1944; candidate for Minnesota state senate, 1946, 1950; member of Democratic National Committee from Minnesota, 1948-55; Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture, 1955-61; assistant U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1961-69. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Delta Sigma Rho; Freemasons. Died, in St. Mary's Hospital, Detroit Lakes, Becker County, Minn., June 10, 1988 (age 86 years, 271 days). Interment at Summit Hill Cemetery, Pocahontas, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Holmes Allen (1870-1948) and Grace (Gilchrist) Allen (1875-1966); married, December 18, 1926, to Elsa Ellanora Erickson (1900-1983).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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