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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, O. H. — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Mayor of San Jose, Calif., 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, O. K. See Oscar Kelly Allen
  Allen, O. V. — Republican. Idaho state treasurer, 1911-14; resigned 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Oliver F. — Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Oliver H. — of Kinston, Lenoir County, N.C. Superior court judge in North Carolina 6th District, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Oliver S. — of Massachusetts. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Orlando (1803-1874) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in New Hartford, Oneida County, N.Y., February 10, 1803. Apothecary; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1848-49; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1850-51, 1860. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 4, 1874 (age 71 years, 206 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  Allen, Orrin C. (b. 1840) — of Warren, Warren County, Pa. Born in Pine Grove Township, Warren County, Pa., 1840. Republican. Lawyer; Warren County District Attorney, 1865; postmaster at Warren, Pa., 1877-85; member of Pennsylvania state senate 48th District, 1887-90. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Oscar Kelly (1882-1936) — also known as O. K. Allen — of Louisiana. Born in a log cabin in Winn Parish, La., August 8, 1882. Democrat. School teacher; member of Louisiana state senate, 1920; Governor of Louisiana, 1932-36; died in office 1936. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in the Louisiana Governor's mansion, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., January 28, 1936 (age 53 years, 173 days). Interment at Winnfield Cemetery, Winnfield, La.
  Relatives: Son of Asa Levi Allen and Sophronia (Perkins) Allen; brother of Asa Leonard Allen (1891-1969); married, December 4, 1912, to Florence Scott Love (1894-1938).
  Cross-reference: Richard W. Leche
  The Huey P. Long - O.K. Allen Bridge (opened 1940), which carries U.S. Highway 190 and a rail line over the Mississippi River, between East Baton Rouge Parish and West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, is partly named for him.
  Epitaph: "A friend to man, a follower of God, great builder, courageous leader, humble in life, exalted in death."
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Otis — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Otway Slaughter (1851-1911) — also known as Otway S. Allen — of Richmond, Va. Born April 8, 1851. Democrat. Real estate developer; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention from Richmond city, 1901-02. Died February 17, 1911 (age 59 years, 315 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Patricia — of Kennett, Dunklin County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Allen, Patricia Rayfield — of Brighton, Livingston County, Mich. Natural Law candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1996, 1998, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Allen, Patsy — Green. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Allen, Paul — of Glasgow, Barren County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 23rd District, 1964-67. Still living as of 1967.
  Allen, Penny — of Chula Vista, San Diego County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Chula Vista, Calif., 1994. Female. Still living as of 1994.
  Allen, Perry — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Peter — of Ontario County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1814-16, 1816-17. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Peter J. — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Allen, Petticoat: See William Allen
  Allen, Phil — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 65th District, 1992 (Republican primary), 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Allen, Philip (1785-1865) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., September 1, 1785. Democrat. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1819-21; Governor of Rhode Island, 1851-53; resigned 1853; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1853-59. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., December 16, 1865 (age 80 years, 106 days). Interment at North Burial Ground, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Capt. Zachariah Allen and Nancy (Crawford) Allen; married 1814 to Phoebe Aborn (1795-1865).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Philip — of Mineral Point, Iowa County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Philip A. — of Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 7th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Phineas — of Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass. Democrat. Newspaper editor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1840, 1864. Interment at Pittsfield Cemetery, Pittsfield, Mass.
  Allen, Phyllis L. — of Virginia. Republican. Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Allen, Preston C. — of Royal Oak, Oakland County, Mich. Delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Oakland County 1st District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Preston K. — of California. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, R. A. — of West Gray, Gray, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at West Gray, Maine, 1893-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, R. C. — of Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Allen, R. E. — of Morgan County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Morgan County, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, R. Eugene See Robert Eugene Allen
  Allen, R. G. — of California. Member of California state assembly 1st District, 1863. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, R. H. — of Baldwin, Hinds County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, R. N. — of Chanute, Neosho County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Ralph H. — of Berlin, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Berlin, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Allen, Ray (b. 1860) — of Kenmore, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Pavilion, Genesee County, N.Y., March 22, 1860. Republican. Railway passenger agent; ordained minister; missionary; Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Allen and Laverna (Cheney) Allen; married, December 20, 1885, to Bessie J. Bond (died 1888); married, July 2, 1895, to Sarah E. Martin (died 1914); married, December 20, 1919, to Mabel E. Crabbe.
  Allen, Ray — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Ray — Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives 106th District; elected 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000; elected unopposed 2002; elected 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Allen, Ray — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Candidate for mayor of Madison, Wis., 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Allen, Red See Carroll V. Allen
  Allen, Richard (1830-1909) — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in slavery in Richmond, Va., June 10, 1830. Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives 14th District, 1870; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Texas, 1878; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1884. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Houston, Harris County, Tex., May 16, 1909 (age 78 years, 340 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Houston, Tex.
  Allen, Richard See C. Richard Allen
  Allen, Richard, Jr. — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Mayor of Augusta, Ga., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Richard — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Allen, Richard C. — of Calhoun County, Fla. Delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Calhoun County, 1838-39. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Richard E. — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Mayor of Augusta, Ga., 1904-07. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Richard J. (b. 1933) — of Ithaca, Gratiot County, Mich.; Alma, Gratiot County, Mich. Born in Ithaca, Gratiot County, Mich., August 6, 1933. Republican. Veterinarian; college professor; member of Michigan state house of representatives 88th District, 1969-72; defeated in primary, 1972; member of Michigan state senate 30th District, 1975-82; defeated in primary, 1982; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 10th District, 1980, 1990 (primary). Presbyterian. Member, Farm Bureau; Rotary; Audubon Society; Sierra Club. Still living as of 1990.
  Relatives: Son of Lester J. Allen (1900-1976).
  Allen, Richard L. — of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Saratoga Springs, N.Y., 1838-41. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Richard M. — also known as Dick Allen — of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md. Republican. Nurseryman; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1968, 1972; member of Republican National Committee from Maryland, 1971-73. Still living as of 1973.
  Allen, Rick — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Georgia 2nd District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Allen, Robert (1778-1844) — of Carthage, Smith County, Tenn. Born in Augusta County, Va., June 19, 1778. Democrat. Colonel in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Tennessee at-large, 1819-27. Died in Carthage, Smith County, Tenn., August 19, 1844 (age 66 years, 61 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Lebanon, Tenn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Allen, Robert (1794-1859) — of Virginia. Born in Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Va., July 30, 1794. Democrat. Member of Virginia state senate, 1821-26; U.S. Representative from Virginia 17th District, 1827-33. Died in Mt. Prospect (unknown county), Va., December 30, 1859 (age 65 years, 153 days). Interment at Longwood Cemetery, Bedford, Va.
  Relatives: Brother of John James Allen (1797-1871).
  Political family: Jackson-Lee family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Allen, Robert — Democrat. Member of Illinois Democratic State Committee, 1838-39. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Robert — of Monmouth County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Robert — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 5th District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Robert — also known as Bob Allen — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Candidate for mayor of Newport, Ky., 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Allen, Robert — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 19th District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Allen, Robert — of Kenner, Jefferson Parish, La. Candidate for mayor of Kenner, La., 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Allen, Robert B. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Robert C. — of Clayton, St. Louis County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1888; member of Missouri state senate 25th District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Robert E. — of Mt. Carmel, Northumberland County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Robert E. — of Texas. Constitution candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 2nd District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Allen, Robert E. B. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Allen, Robert Edward Lee (1865-1951) — also known as Robert E. Lee Allen — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Born in Lima, Tyler County, W.Va., November 28, 1865. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 2nd District, 1923-25; defeated, 1924, 1926. Baptist. Died in Mountain Lake Park, Garrett County, Md., January 28, 1951 (age 85 years, 61 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Kingwood, W.Va.
  Presumably named for: Robert E. Lee
  Relatives: Son of Osborne Allen and Jane (Langfitta) Allen; married, July 19, 1892, to Katherine Protzmen.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Robert Eugene (1877-1967) — also known as R. Eugene Allen — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Born in Coalville, Summit County, Utah, December 21, 1877. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1924. Died in Provo, Utah County, Utah, April 27, 1967 (age 89 years, 127 days). Interment at Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah.
  Relatives: Married to Amanda Inez Knight (1876-1937).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — BillionGraves burial record
  Allen, Robert Fleming — of Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Robert Gray (1902-1963) — also known as Robert G. Allen — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Winchester, Middlesex County, Mass., August 24, 1902. Democrat. Business executive; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 28th District, 1937-41. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Moose; Eagles; Rotary. Died in Keene, Albemarle County, Va., August 9, 1963 (age 60 years, 350 days). Interment at Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery, Keene, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Harrison Allen and Sally (Gray) Allen; married, January 17, 1925, to Katharine Hancock Williamson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen, Robert L. — of Joliet, Will County, Ill. Democrat. Postmaster at Joliet, Ill., 1886-90; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Robert L. — of Oklahoma. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 3rd District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Robert Mitchell (1877-1920) — also known as Robert M. Allen — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., October 19, 1877. Republican. Telephone inspector; appraiser; real estate business; candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1915. Died, from kidney complications, in Clara Barton Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 20, 1920 (age 42 years, 184 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Allen and Samantha Allen; married 1918 to Harlan Struance.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Allen, Robert Porter (b. 1835) — also known as Robert P. Allen — of Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa. Born in Lycoming County, Pa., February 6, 1835. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state senate 24th District, 1876-78. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Robert S. — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Allen, Ron See Ronald Lee Allen
  Allen, Ron (b. 1953) — Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 25, 1953. Member of Utah state senate, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  See also Internet Movie Database profile
  Allen, Ronald Eugene — of Irvine, Orange County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Irvine, Calif., 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Allen, Ronald Lee (1946-2004) — also known as Ronald L. Allen; Ron Allen — of Ypsilanti Township, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., June 25, 1946. Democrat. Supervisor of Ypsilanti Township, Michigan, 1979-88; defeated in primary, 1992. African ancestry. Died, from a myocardial infaction, in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Superior Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., December 16, 2004 (age 58 years, 174 days). Interment at Trinity Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Louise Jones.
  Allen, Roslyn A. — of California. Peace and Freedom candidate for U.S. Representative from California 13th District, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.


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