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Henry Dixon Allen

  • Birth 24 Jun 1854 Henderson, Henderson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 9 Mar 1924 Morganfield, Union County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Morganfield, Union County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 13415958

U.S. Congressman. Educated at Morganfield Collegiate Institute and he taught school in Union County Kentucky, (1869-75). He then studied medicine and was graduated from the Missouri Medical College, in 1877 and practiced medicine in Union County, (1877-78). Leaving the medical field, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1878 and commenced the practice law in Morganfield, Kentucky. He was Union County school commissioner, (1879-81) and prosecuting attorney of Union County, (1882-91). In 1899, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Congresses, serving until 1903. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law, plus engaged in banking and agricultural pursuits until his death at age 69.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 22 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13415958
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Dixon Allen (24 Jun 1854–9 Mar 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13415958, citing Masonic Cemetery, Morganfield, Union County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .