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Henry Justin Allen

  • Birth 12 Sep 1868 Pittsfield, Warren County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 17 Jan 1950 Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 6635532

Kansas Governor, US Senator. Served as Governor of Kansas from 1919 to 1923. Elected as a Senator from Kansas to the United States Senate, serving from 1929 to 1930. He was defeated in his 1930 re-election bid.
He commissioned the design and construction of the only genuine Frank Lloyd Wright house in the state of Kansas. It was the last house Mr. Wright designed in his famous Prairie style. Governor and Mrs. Allen lived there from its completion in 1918 until about 1947. The house still stands at 255 N. Roosevelt in Wichita, Kansas, and is now a museum.

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  • Added: 25 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6635532
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Justin Allen (12 Sep 1868–17 Jan 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6635532, citing Maple Grove Cemetery, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .