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Oscar Kelly "O.K." Allen
Birth: Aug. 8, 1882
Winnfield
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 1936
Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge Parish
Louisiana, USA

42nd Louisiana Governor. As a child, attended public schools with two of his friends, Huey P. and Earl K. Long - both eventual governors themselves. As governor, O.K. Allen supported agriculture, good roads, banking and civic projects. He was elected governor in 1932 and served in the turbulent times after the Huey Long assassination. In 1936 O. K. Allen was elected US Senator but died suddenly of a cerebral hemorrhage before assuming that office. Allen was a 33rd. degree Mason. (bio by: Matt Miller) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Florence Love Allen (1894 - 1938)*
 
 Children:
  Joyce Love Allen Stare (1914 - 1957)*
  Oscar K. Allen (1915 - 1953)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Winnfield Cemetery
Winnfield
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Feb 22, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7204095
Oscar Kelly O.K. Allen
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Oscar Kelly O.K. Allen
Added by: Matt Miller
 
Oscar Kelly O.K. Allen
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- sniksnak
 Added: Nov. 28, 2014
Rest in peace my brother!
- W. Bryan Price
 Added: Sep. 23, 2013

- sniksnak
 Added: Jan. 28, 2013
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