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

Mayor of Cleveland Ohio from 1841-1843. 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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  Harriett C Mather Allen (____ - 1887)*
 
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Burial:
Erie Street Cemetery
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 3 Lot 73 Grave 3
 
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Originally Created by: Joyce
Record added: Apr 12, 2003
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John W. Allen
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John W. Allen
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