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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, Kim — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona 1st District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Allen, Kirk See J. Kirk Allen
  Allen, L. Calhoun, Jr. See Littleberry Calhoun Allen, Jr.
  Allen, L. E. — of Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Lafon (1871-1952) — of Glenview, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 2, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1922-34; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1936. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Alpha Delta Phi. Died August 3, 1952 (age 81 years, 1 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Charles James Fox Allen and Caroline (Belknap) Allen; married, September 21, 1911, to Emma Hunter Powell (1883-1957).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Lawrence A., Jr. — Democrat. Member of Texas state board of education 4th District; elected unopposed 2004, 2006, 2010; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Allen, Lawrence T. — of Danville, Vermilion County, Ill. Republican. Member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Mrs. Lem See Mattie Allen
  Allen, Lem B. (b. 1941) — of Kingsbury, Guadalupe County, Tex. Born in Luling, Caldwell County, Tex., March 4, 1941. Democrat. Farmer; chair of Guadalupe County Democratic Party, 1966-80; member of Democratic National Committee from Texas, 1975-78. Episcopalian. Still living as of 1983.
  Relatives: Son of Louis Fulshear Allen and Frances (Gardien) Allen; married, August 17, 1963, to Mattie Susan Rogers (1932?-).
  Allen, Lemuel — of Illinois. University of Illinois trustee, 1867-70. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Leo Elwood (1898-1973) — also known as Leo E. Allen — of Galena, Jo Daviess County, Ill. Born in Elizabeth, Jo Daviess County, Ill., October 5, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1933-61 (13th District 1933-49, 16th District 1949-61); delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940 (alternate), 1960. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows. Died in Galena, Jo Daviess County, Ill., January 19, 1973 (age 74 years, 106 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Galena, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Alphonso Arthur Allen and Sarah Sadie (Steinberger) Allen; married 1924 to Gladys Dahl.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Leonard See Asa Leonard Allen
  Allen, Leslie D. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 28th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
Lester J. Allen Allen, Lester J. (1900-1976) — of Ithaca, Gratiot County, Mich. Born in Emerson Township, Gratiot County, Mich., May 19, 1900. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1957-68 (Gratiot County 1957-64, 88th District 1965-68). Presbyterian. Member, Rotary; Grange; Farm Bureau; Elks. Died in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., November 9, 1976 (age 76 years, 174 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Richard J. Allen (1933-).
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Allen, Lewis — of Manchester, Washtenaw County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Washtenaw County, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Lewis See J. Lewis Allen
  Allen, Lewis — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Lewis F. — of Black Rock (now part of Buffalo), Erie County, N.Y. Whig. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County, 1838; delegate to Whig National Convention from New York, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Lewis W. — of Calhoun County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County 2nd District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Littleberry Calhoun, Jr. (1921-1991) — also known as L. Calhoun Allen, Jr. — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Born in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., February 8, 1921. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1956; mayor of Shreveport, La., 1970-78. Died in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., February 23, 1991 (age 70 years, 15 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Shreveport, La.
  Allen, Lloyd M. — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of South Bend, Ind.; elected 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Allen, Lois — of Roseburg, Douglas County, Ore. Mayor of Roseburg, Ore., 1987. Female. Still living as of 1987.
  Allen, Loren — of Sandy Hill (now Hudson Falls), Washington County, N.Y. Village president of Sandy Hill, New York, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Louis B. — of Hallettsville, Lavaca County, Tex. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 9th District, 1928, 1932, 1944; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Louis M. — of West Mystic, Groton, New London County, Conn. First selectman of Groton, Connecticut, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Lovatus — of York, Washtenaw County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Washtenaw County 3rd District, 1863-64. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Lovebird: See William Franklin Allen
  Allen, Lucendy — of Manor, Travis County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Allen, Lucius — of East Troy, Walworth County, Wis. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Lulu B. — of Sherman, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Sherman, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Luther D. (b. 1867) — of Bloomfield Township, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Bloomfield Township, Oakland County, Mich., December 16, 1867. Republican. Farmer; supervisor of Bloomfield Township, Michigan, 1919; director, Pontiac Packing Co.; director, First National Bank of Pontiac. Methodist. Member, Exchange Club; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Allen (c.1835-1899) and Sarah (Patchett) Allen; married 1890 to Anna Buttolph (born 1866).
  Allen, Lynn D. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state senate 17th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Allen, Lynn Edward — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state board of education 14th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Allen, M. H. — of Goldsboro, Wayne County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Wayne County, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, M. Hugh — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Allen, Maggie — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Allen, Marguerite See Marguerite Allen Campbell
  Allen, Marion D. (1863-1944) — of Nebo, Laclede County, Mo. Born in Knob Prairie, Jefferson County, Ill., May 9, 1863. Republican. Farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Laclede County, 1915-18. Died December 16, 1944 (age 81 years, 221 days). Interment at Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, Mo.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Marion H. — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Georgia, 1941-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Mark W. (b. 1877) — of West New Brighton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Fairfax County, Va., August 23, 1877. Democrat. Carpenter; Superintendent of Bridges and Buildings, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad; lumber business; member of New York state senate 24th District, 1923-24. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Junior Order; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Martha L. — of Fayetteville, Onondaga County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Allen, Martin B. — of Honesdale, Wayne County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Honesdale, Pa., 1900-14. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Martin Fletcher (b. 1842) — also known as Martin F. Allen — of North Ferrisburg, Ferrisburg, Addison County, Vt. Born in North Ferrisburg, Ferrisburg, Addison County, Vt., November 28, 1842. Republican. Merchant; farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1882-83; member of Vermont state senate, 1890-91; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1900-02. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Interment at North Ferrisburgh Cemetery, Ferrisburg, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Norman Jasper Allen and Sarah (Martin) Allen; married, September 25, 1867, to Eliza F. Daniels.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Martin S. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 10th District, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Marvin — Member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1843-51. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Mary — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1928, 1932 (alternate). Female. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Maryon Pittman (1925-2018) — also known as Maryon Pittman; Maryon Pittman Mullins; Mrs. Jim Allen — of Gadsden, Etowah County, Ala.; Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born in Meridian, Lauderdale County, Miss., November 30, 1925. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1968; U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1978; appointed 1978; defeated, 1978; columnist for the Washington Post newspaper, 1978-81. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Zonta. Died July 23, 2018 (age 92 years, 235 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of John D. Pittman (1898-1972) and Tellie (Chism) Pittman (1899-1986); married, October 17, 1946, to Joshua Sanford Mullins, Jr. (divorced 1959); married, August 7, 1964, to James Browning Allen (1912-1978).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Matthew — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1829-31, 1833-34. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Matthew — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
Matthew Thompson Allen Allen, Matthew Thompson (1848-1913) — also known as Matthew T. Allen — of Greenville, Darke County, Ohio; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Greenville, Darke County, Ohio, September 17, 1848. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California, 1892-93; superior court judge in California, 1897-1905; Judge, California Court of Appeal, 1905-07. Died in 1913 (age about 64 years). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. John Allen and Elizabeth (Ash) Allen; married, April 23, 1879, to Mary Whiteside (1860-1945).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: History of the Bench and Bar of Southern California (1909)
  Allen, Mattie — also known as Mattie Susan Rogers; Mrs. Lem Allen — of Kingsbury, Guadalupe County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Relatives: Married, August 17, 1963, to Lem B. Allen (1941-).
  Allen, Maureen — of Norwalk, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Allen, Maurice J. — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Allen, Max — of Hazlehurst, Copiah County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Maxwell Blaine (1884-1942) — also known as Maxwell B. Allen — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Eaton Township, Eaton County, Mich., June 18, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Calhoun County Republican Party, 1910-12; municipal judge in Michigan, 1912-16. Member, Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; Elks. Died in 1942 (age about 58 years). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Battle Creek, Mich.
  Relatives: Married, June 24, 1913, to Irene L. Reagan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Melba Till (1933-1989) — also known as Melba Till — of Hope Hull, Montgomery County, Ala.; Grady, Montgomery County, Ala.; Marbury, Autauga County, Ala. Born in Friendship Community, Butler County, Ala., March 3, 1933. Democrat. Alabama state auditor, 1967-75; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1972; Alabama state treasurer, 1975-78; Convicted in 1978 of using her position as state treasurer to obtain bank loans to build a theme park, and for failing to disclose her personal finances; she denied any wrongdoing; sentenced to six years in jail, but spent most of her sentence working as a bookkeeper in a retirement home. Female. Baptist. Member, Order of the Eastern Star. Died, of cancer, in Baptist Medical Center, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., October 20, 1989 (age 56 years, 231 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Samuel Ben Till and Gertrude (Johnson) Till; married, December 24, 1950, to Marvin E. Allen.
  Allen, Michael K. (born c.1956) — of Cleves, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born about 1956. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Allen, Mike (b. 1873) — of Faulkton, Faulk County, S.Dak.; Miranda, Faulk County, S.Dak. Born in 1873. Democrat. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 37th District, 1933-36. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Mildred — of Grenada, Grenada County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Allen, Mildred Pomeranz — also known as Mildred P. Allen; Mildred Pomeranz — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Musician; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1955-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1956. Female. Member, League of Women Voters; Order of the Eastern Star. Interment at Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, Conn.
  Relatives: Daughter of Morris Pomeranz and Anna (Landsberg) Pomeranz; married, November 7, 1935, to Edward Normand Allen (1891-1972) (brother of Julia Allen).
  Political family: Keeney family of Somers, Connecticut.
  Allen, Millard E. — of Camden County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Miller S. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Milton — of Macon, Bibb County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Monty — of Cobleskill, Schoharie County, N.Y. Mayor of Cobleskill, N.Y., 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Allen, Morris S. — of Clinton County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Clinton County, 1849. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Morton — of Michigan. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Nan See Nanette Q. Allen
  Allen, Nanette Q. (1910-1982) — also known as Nan Allen; Mrs. Jess Allen — of Howell, Livingston County, Mich. Born March 8, 1910. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1959-63; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1960, 1964. Female. Died in Howell, Livingston County, Mich., October 11, 1982 (age 72 years, 217 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Howell, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Jesse C. Allen (1904-1973).
  Allen, Nathaniel (1780-1832) — of Ontario County, N.Y. Born in East Bloomfield, Ontario County, N.Y., 1780. Blacksmith; postmaster; member of New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1811-12; Ontario County Sheriff, 1815-19; U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1819-21. Died in the Gault House hotel, Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., December 22, 1832 (age about 52 years). Interment at Allens Hill Cemetery, Richmond, N.Y.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of Robert Lawson Rose (1804-1877).
  Political family: Rose family of Geneva, New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Allen, Ned See Edward Normand Allen
  Allen, Nelson — of Livingston, Park County, Mont. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Allen, Nelson Robert — of Russell, Greenup County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state senate 18th District, 1974-83; defeated, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Allen, Niel Richardson (b. 1894) — also known as Niel R. Allen — of Grants Pass, Josephine County, Ore. Born in Pullman, Whitman County, Wash., May 1, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Oregon Republican state chair, 1941-46; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1944; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1956. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of Union Veterans; Rotary; Izaak Walton League; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, September 14, 1918, to Evelyn Marie Carey.
  Allen, Noble — of Bethlehem, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bethlehem, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Nora — also known as Mrs. C. C. Allen — Republican. Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Allen, Norman M. (1828-1909) — of Dayton, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Born December 24, 1828. Republican. Member of New York state senate 32nd District, 1864-65, 1872-73, 1882-83; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884. Member, Freemasons. Died in Dayton, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., November 15, 1909 (age 80 years, 326 days). Interment at Cottage Cemetery, Dayton, N.Y.
  Allen, Normand F. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1910. Burial location unknown.


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