|Birth: ||Dec. 15, 1802|
|Death: ||Feb. 12, 1847|
First Mayor of Galveston, born in Kentucky, erected by the State of Texas 1936.
AKA Tampico Allen. 1st mayor of Galveston, 1839-1846. Allen came to Texas in 1830 and joined the Tampico expedition in 1835, but escaped imprisonment. Enlisted in the Texas revolutionary army, was appointed captain of infantry, and served as acting major at the battle of San Jacinto. After annexation, he was appointed United States marshal for the Eastern District of Texas, an office he held until his death. (bio by: Shelley Edwards)
San Jacinto Veteran First Major of Galveston Erected by State of Texas 1936
Note: First Major of Galveston.
Trinity Episcopal Cemetery
Created by: David M. Habben
Record added: Feb 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13240570