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Prentiss County
Mississippi

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Prentiss County

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  • Booneville Unknown location


    Unknown Location
    Booneville, Prentiss County, Mississippi
    Politicians buried here:
      George Edward Allen (1896-1973) — also known as George E. Allen — of Washington, D.C. Born in Booneville, Prentiss County, Miss., February 29, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; hotel business; member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1933-38, 1939-40; resigned 1938, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1936; Secretary of Democratic National Committee, 1943; speechwriter for Pres. Harry Truman; director, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, 1946. Methodist. Member, Kappa Sigma. Close friend of presidents Roosevelt, Truman, and Eisenhower. Died, following a heart attack, in the Eisenhower Medical Center, Palm Desert, Riverside County, Calif., April 23, 1973 (age 77 years, 0 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Sam P. Allen and Mollie (Plaxico) Allen; married, September 10, 1930, to Mary Keane.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


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