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 Oscar Kelly “O.K.” Allen

Oscar Kelly “O.K.” Allen

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Winnfield, Winn Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 28 Jan 1936 (aged 53)
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Winnfield, Winn Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 7204095 · View Source
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42nd Louisiana Governor. As a child, attended public schools with two of his friends, Huey P. and Earl K. Long - both eventual governors themselves. As governor, O.K. Allen supported agriculture, good roads, banking and civic projects. He was elected governor in 1932 and served in the turbulent times after the Huey Long assassination. In 1936 O. K. Allen was elected US Senator but died suddenly of a cerebral hemorrhage before assuming that office. Allen was a 33rd. degree Mason.

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  • Added: 22 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7204095
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oscar Kelly “O.K.” Allen (8 Aug 1882–28 Jan 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7204095, citing Winnfield Cemetery, Winnfield, Winn Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .