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George Allen
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1808
Milton
Chittenden County
Vermont, USA
Death: May 28, 1876
Worcester
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

Philadelphia Inquirer, May 30, 1876
"Professor George Allen, LL D, who had for years occupied the chair of professor of ancient languages in the University of Pennsylvania, died at his residence in this city yesterday. He was born in Chittenden county, Vermont, December 17, 1808 and served as a Judge in that state by an appointment from the Legislature. In 1845 he was elected professor of ancient languages in the University of Pennsylvania, which chair he has since held. He co-operated with Provost Stille in the reconstruction of the University, and as a compliment the trustees conferred on him the degree of doctor of laws. He
married Mary Hancock Whittington, a descendant of John Hancock, the marriage having been celebrated by Ralph Waldo Emerson. He contributed to scientific reviews and produced a
number of works."
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Hancock Withington Allen (1799 - 1879)
 
Burial:
Old Cathedral Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Sec. L, Range 2, Lot 57
 
Created by: Big Ern
Record added: Sep 13, 2008
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Owner of the largest library on chess in America and author of works on chess and music. Nephew of Ethen Allen.
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