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Allen, Ira

Born: 1751 AD
Died: 1814 AD

1751 – Allen was born in Cornwall, Connecticut on April 21, 1751.

1776-1777 – Became a member of the Vermont Legislature. He designed the university seal of the University of Vermont and the Great Seal of Vermont.

1780 – He proposed to the Legislature a memorial for the establishment of the University of Vermont.

1795 – Went to France and bought 20,000 muskets and 24 cannon but he was captured at sea before he can reach Vermont.

1798 – Published his book entitled The Natural and Political History of Vermont.

1807 – Published his book entitled Statements Appended to the Olive Branch.

1814 – Died on January 7, 1814.