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William Allen

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Born: August 13, 1827

Birthplace: Hamilton, Ohio

Father: John Allen 1800 – 1858
(Buried: Otterbein Cemetery, Otterbein, Ohio)​

Mother: Elizabeth Ash 1806 – 1862
(Buried: Otterbein Cemetery, Otterbein, Ohio)​

Wife: Priscilla Wallace 1827 – 1905
(Buried: Greenville Union Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio)​

Children:

Sarah E. Allen 1853 – 1861​
(Buried: Greenville Union Cemetery Greenville Ohio)​
John W. Allen 1855 – 1861​
(Buried: Greenville Union Cemetery Greenville Ohio)​
William H. Allen 1857 – 1861​
(Buried: Greenville Union Cemetery Greenville Ohio)​
George W. Allen 1859 – 1861​
(Buried: Greenville Union Cemetery Greenville Ohio)​
Priscilla J. Allen 1861 – 1861​
(Buried: Greenville Union Cemetery Greenville Ohio)​
Mary L. Allen 1864 – 1865​
(Buried: Greenville Union Cemetery Greenville Ohio)​
Benjamin Matthew Allen 1868 – 1930​
(Buried: Greenville Union Cemetery Greenville Ohio)​
Augustus C. M. Allen 1870 – 1872​
(Buried: Greenville Union Cemetery Greenville Ohio)​

Political Party: Democratic Party and Republican Party

Occupation before War:


1850: Attorney in Greenville Ohio​
1850 – 1854: Drake County Ohio Prosecuting Attorney​
1859 – 1863: United States Congressman from Ohio​
1859 – 1861: Member of House Accounts Committee​

Civil War Career:

1859 – 1863: United States Congressman from Ohio​
1861 – 1863: Chairman of House Interior Department Expenditures​
1861 – 1863: Member of House Military Affairs Committee​
1862: Declined to be a candidate for re-nomination to U.S. Congress​
1863 – 1865: Attorney in Greenville, Ohio​
Became a member of the Republican Political Party​
Judge of Court of Common Pleas, Second Ohio Judicial District​

Occupation after War:

Attorney in Greenville Ohio​
1878: Declined Republican Nomination for U.S. Congress​

Died: July 6, 1881

Place of Death: Greenville, Ohio

Age at time of Death: 53 years old

Burial Place: Greenville Union Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio

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