Nov. 28, 1842 North Ferrisburg Addison County Vermont, USA
May 24, 1927 North Ferrisburg Addison County Vermont, USA
Vermont Lieutenant Governor. He attended Eastman Business College in Poughkeepsie, New York and became a merchant and store owner. Allen was also involved in several other businesses, including banking, farms and a grist mill, in addition serving as North Ferrisburgh's Postmaster. A Republican, Allen served in the Vermont House of Representatives from 1882 to 1883 and the Vermont Senate from 1890 to 1891. He was elected Vermont's Lieutenant Governor in 1900 and served until 1902. In May, 1901 Allen was one of several officers of the Farmers' National Bank who were arrested and accused of being complicit in embezzlement by the bank's Cashier. The officers of the bank were tried in 1902 and found not guilty, while the Cashier was convicted and sentenced to seven years in prison.