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John William Allen
Birth: 1802
Litchfield
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Oct. 5, 1887
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA

Cleveland Mayor. He served as Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio from 1841 to 1843. Graduated from Harvard in 1825 and came to Cleveland Ohio in 1826. His public career began in 1828 when he petitioned Congress for aid to build a harbor in Cleveland. In 1832 he established the city's first board of health during the Cholera Epidemic Of 1832. From 1831-35 he was elected president of the village of Cleveland's board of trustees. He was elected to the Ohio Senate in 1835, and beginning 1836 served 2 terms in Congress. In 1841 Allen became Cleveland's fourth mayor. (bio by: Joyce) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Allen (1763 - 1812)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriett C Mather Allen (1811 - 1887)*
 
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Burial:
Erie Street Cemetery
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 3 Lot 73 Grave 3
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Joyce
Record added: Apr 12, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7349084
John William Allen
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John William Allen
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John William Allen
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