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Frank Gilman Allen
Birth: Oct. 6, 1874
Lynn
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 9, 1950
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Massachusetts Governor. He was successful leather goods businessman, president of the Brothers & Smith Company, a member of the Norwood Board of Assessors, (1910-15) and was a Massachusetts Norwood Town Selectman, (1915-22). He also was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1918-19), a member of the Massachusetts Senate, (1921-24) and Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, (1924-29). In 1929, he was elected as a Republican the 51st Governor of Massachusetts, serving until 1931. While in office, he established the Massachusetts Transit Authority, the state's Industrial Commission, expanded facilities to care for the sick and appointed two women to judgeships in Massachusetts. After his term, he served as Chairman of the Board for the Brothers & Smith Company, until his death at age 76. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Eleanor Wallace Allen (1901 - 1993)*
  Clara Henrietta Winslow Allen (1868 - 1924)*
 
 Children:
  Winslow Gilman Allen (1906 - 1906)*
  Frank Gilman Allen (1928 - 2009)*
  Marjorie Allen Tranchin (1930 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Norwood
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Record added: May 27, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7501172
Frank Gilman Allen
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Frank Gilman Allen
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