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Charles Allen
Birth: Aug. 9, 1797
Worcester
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1869
Worcester
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

U.S. Congressman. He attended the Leicester Academy (1809-11), Yale College (1811-12), studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1818 and commenced to practice law in New Braintree, Massachusetts. He was a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives (1830, 33, 35, 40), served in the Massachusetts State Senate (1836-37), a member of the Northeastern Boundary Commission in 1842. In addition, he was judge of the court of common pleas, (1842-45) and a delegate to the Whig National Convention in 1848. In 1849, he was elected by the Free-Soil Party to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses, serving until 1853. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was member of the Massachusetts State constitutional convention in 1853, chief justice of the Suffolk County Superior Court, (1859-67) and a delegate to the peace convention held at Washington, D.C., in 1861, to prevent the impending Civil War. After leaving politics, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 71. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Worcester Rural Cemetery
Worcester
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section 16 along South Boundary Ave.
GPS (lat/lon): 42.2791, -71.80282
 
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Record added: May 21, 2002
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