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Allen, Charles

Born: 1797 AD
Died: 1869 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1797 - Allen was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on August 9, 1797.


1809-1811 - Attended the Leicester Academy.


1811-1812 - Attended Yale College and afterwards studied law.


1818 - He was admitted to the bar and after passing the bar he praticed his career at New Braintree.


1824 - Returned to Worcester and continued his career.


1830-1835 - Became a Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.


1836-1837 - Rendered service in the Massachusetts State Senate.


1842-1845 - Became a member of the Northeastern Boundary Commission and judge of the Court of Common Pleas.


1848 - He was a delegate to the Whig National Convention at Philadelphia.


1849-1853 - Elected as the Free-Soil Party candidate to Congress.


1859-1867 - Became Chief Justice of the Sufolk County Superior Court and was a delegate to the peace convention held at Washington, D.C..


1869 - Three days before his 72nd birthday, he died in Worcester on August 6, 1869.


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