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Amos Lawrence Allen

  • Birth 17 Mar 1837 Waterboro, York County, Maine, USA
  • Death 20 Feb 1911 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Alfred, York County, Maine, USA
  • Memorial ID 7186489

U.S. Congressman. Graduated from Bowdoin College, in 1860, he studied law at Columbian Law School, Washington, D.C., was admitted to the bar in 1866 but never practiced law. he was a clerk in the United States Treasury Department, (1867-70), a clerk of the courts for York County, Maine, (1870-83) and a member of the Main State House of Representatives, (1886-87). He was also private secretary to Speaker Thomas B. Reed in Fifty-first, Fifty-fourth and Fifty-fifth Congresses and a delegate at large to the Republican National Convention, in 1896. In 1899, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Thomas B. Reed, reelected to the Fifty-seventh and to the next four succeeding Congresses, serving until his death at age 73.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 15 Feb 2003
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Amos Lawrence Allen (17 Mar 1837–20 Feb 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7186489, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Alfred, York County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .