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Thomas Allen
Birth: Aug. 29, 1813
Pittsfield
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1882
Washington City
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

U.S. Congressman. He attended Pittsfield Academy, graduated from Union College in 1832, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1835 and commenced to practice law in New York City. Moving to Washington, D.C., he established the Madisonian in 1837 and was printer to the U.S. House of Representatives (1837-39) and printer to the U.S. Senate, (1839-42). He moved to St. Louis, Missouri, in 1842), was a member of the Missouri State Senate, (1850-54), was a contractor for railway improvements, built more than 1,000 miles of railway and took the first steam locomotive across the Mississippi River, in 1852. In addition, he was also president of the St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway. In 1881, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-seventh Congress and served until his death at age 69. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ann Clementine Russell Allen (1824 - 1897)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Larned Allen Donaldson (1843 - 1909)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pittsfield Cemetery
Pittsfield
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Record added: May 17, 2002
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- Bling Blinky of TEXAS
 Added: Mar. 10, 2016
Dear Mr. Allen, The day after the 131st year of your death I won the auction on the painting of your son Thomas Allen,Jr. I will put it on your grave this summer and take a photo. God bless you all and your wonderful son.
- Judy
 Added: Apr. 10, 2013
Dear Mr.Allen, Your artistic son has a water color painting up for sale. I have bid on it. If it's ok with God that I win it. I promise you I will bring it to the cemetery and your grave. God bless you and your family in heaven!! Judy
- sunshine
 Added: Apr. 7, 2013
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