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William Vincent Allen
Birth: Jan. 28, 1847
Midway
Madison County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1924
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

U.S. Senator. He attended Iowa University and during the Civil War, served as a Private in the Union Army. After the war, he studied law at West Union, Iowa, was admitted to the bar in 1869 and practiced law. Moving to Nebraska, in 1884, he was appointed judge of the district court of the ninth judicial district of Nebraska, (1891-93). In 1893, he was elected as a Populist to the United States Senate, serving until 1899. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was appointed judge of the district court of the ninth judicial district of Nebraska. He soon resigned when appointed to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Monroe L. Hayward and served (1899-1901). He then resumed the practice of law, was again elected judge of the district court of the ninth judicial district of Nebraska in 1917 and served until his death at age 76. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Blanche Mott Allen (1847 - 1934)*
 
 Children:
  Lulu Allen Lynch (1873 - 1957)*
  Henry Barlow Allen (1878 - 1945)*
  Willa Allen Dowling (1882 - 1966)*
  Edith Allen Wells (1888 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Madison
Madison County
Nebraska, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 15, 2003
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