Allen, William, 1803-1879

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1803-12-18
Death 1879-07-11

Biographical notes:

United States Congressman 1833-1835, U.S. Senator 1837-1849, and Governor of Ohio 1874-1876.

From the description of Letters, 1838 and 1874 / W. Allen. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 12681434

Lawyer, farmer, and U.S. representative and senator from and governor of Ohio.

From the description of William Allen papers, 1796-1879 (bulk 1840-1876). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979852

Biographical Note

  • 1803, Dec. 27: Born, Edenton, N.C.
  • 1819: Moved to Chillicothe, Ohio
  • 1827: Admitted to Ohio bar
  • 1833 - 1835 : Member, United States House of Representatives
  • 1837 - 1849 : United States Senator
  • 1849 - 1874 : Resided on estate near Chillicothe, Ohio
  • 1874 - 1876 : Governor of Ohio
  • 1879, July 11: Died, Chillicothe, Ohio

From the guide to the William Allen Papers, 1796-1879, (bulk 1840-1876), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Governor
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Asylums
  • Coal mines and mining
  • Greenbacks
  • Salt industry and trade
  • Politicians
  • Strikes and lockouts
  • Oregon question
  • Salt industry and trade--Ohio--Chillicothe

Occupations:

  • Governors--Ohio
  • Lawyers
  • Farmers
  • Representatives, U.S. Congress--Ohio
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--Ohio

Places:

  • Texas (as recorded)
  • Oregon (as recorded)
  • Oregon Territory (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Texas (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Northwest boundary of the United States. (as recorded)
  • Oregon (as recorded)
  • Hocking River Valley (Ohio) (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ohio--Chillicothe (as recorded)
  • Oregon Territory (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Northwest boundary of the United States (as recorded)