Robert Edward Lee Allen

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Robert Edward Lee Allen

Birth
Tyler County, West Virginia, USA
Death 28 Jan 1951 (aged 85)
Mountain Lake Park, Garrett County, Maryland, USA
Burial Kingwood, Preston County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 7782012 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Born in Lima, West Virginia, he was named after Confederate General Robert E. Lee. He graduated from the literary department of the University of West Virginia, in 1894, from its law department in 1895, was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of at Morgantown, West Virginia. He was a member of the Morgantown City Council, (1895-1917), deputy collector of internal revenue for the district of West Virginia, (1917-21) and judge of the Morgantown City Court, (1921-23). In 1923, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth Congress, serving until 1925. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection in, he resumed the practice of law in West Virginia, until his retirement in 1927. He died at age 85 in Mountain Lake Park, Maryland.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 20 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7782012
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Edward Lee Allen (28 Nov 1865–28 Jan 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7782012, citing Maplewood Cemetery, Kingwood, Preston County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .