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 Elisha Hunt Allen

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Elisha Hunt Allen

  • Birth 28 Jan 1804 New Salem, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 1 Jan 1883 Washington City, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 11748

US Congressman. He was elected as a Whig to represent Maine's 1st Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1841 to 1843. In 1869 he was appointed as the Kingdom of Hawaii's Minister to the United States and served 14 years in that capacity. He died in office in 1883 while attending a diplomatic reception at the White House in Washington, DC.

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  • Added: 13 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11748
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elisha Hunt Allen (28 Jan 1804–1 Jan 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11748, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .