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Edward Payson Allen
Birth: Oct. 28, 1839
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1909
Ypsilanti
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA

US Congressman. He enlisted in the Union Army after helping to raise the 29th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, and was mustered in as a 1st Lieutenant in Company A on July 29, 1864. Promoted first to Regimental Adjutant on March 7, 1865, and to Captain of Company H on July 7, 1865, he saw the war through to it's conclusion, and was honorably mustered out on September 6, 1865. He became a lawyer after the war, and served in the Michigan State Legislature before being elected as a Republican to represent Michigan's 2nd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1887 to 1891. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  Lewis Allen (____ - 1854)
  Eliza Allen (____ - 1869)
 
 Spouse:
  Clara Elsie Cushman Allen (1849 - 1924)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lewis Allen (____ - 1867)*
  Susan Marvin Allen Weir (1825 - 1891)*
  Edward Payson Allen (1839 - 1909)
  Charles Thompson Allen (1841 - 1904)*
  Stephen Allen (1843 - 1854)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Ypsilanti
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA
 
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Record added: May 13, 2003
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