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John Mills Allen

  • Birth 8 Jul 1846 Tishomingo County, Mississippi, USA
  • Death 30 Oct 1917 Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi, USA
  • Burial Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi, USA
  • Memorial ID 24121763

US Congressman. After serving the Confederate Army during the Civil War, he was admitted to the bar in 1870 and was district attorney for the first judicial district of Mississippi, 1875 to 1879. In 1885, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-ninth Congress and to the seven succeeding Congresses, serving until 1901. He declined to be a candidate for reelection, resumed legal practice and was United States Commissioner to the St. Louis Exposition of 1904.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 23 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24121763
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Mills Allen (8 Jul 1846–30 Oct 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24121763, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .