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Amos Lawrence Allen
Birth: Mar. 17, 1837
Waterboro
York County
Maine, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1911
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

U.S. Congressman. Graduated from Bowdoin College, in 1860, he studied law at Columbian Law School, Washington, D.C., was admitted to the bar in 1866 but never practiced law. he was a clerk in the United States Treasury Department, (1867-70), a clerk of the courts for York County, Maine, (1870-83) and a member of the Main State House of Representatives, (1886-87). He was also private secretary to Speaker Thomas B. Reed in Fifty-first, Fifty-fourth and Fifty-fifth Congresses and a delegate at large to the Republican National Convention, in 1896. In 1899, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Thomas B. Reed, reelected to the Fifty-seventh and to the next four succeeding Congresses, serving until his death at age 73. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Esther Maddox Allen (1827 - 1900)*
 
 Children:
  Eldora B Allen*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Alfred
York County
Maine, USA
 
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Record added: Feb 15, 2003
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