Allen, William, 1803-1879

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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)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900. Papers 1866-1868. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Lucas, Robert, 1781-1853. Selected Ohio Governors' papers [microform], 1803-1882. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Tappan, Benjamin, 1773-1857. Benjamin Tappan papers, 1795-1900 (bulk 1795-1866). Library of Congress
referencedIn Woodbridge, George M. Letter, 1843 Apr. 6. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Benjamin Tappan Papers, 1795-1900, (bulk 1795-1866) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Allen, William, 1803-1879. William Allen papers, 1796-1879 (bulk 1840-1876). Library of Congress
referencedIn Medill, William, 1802-1865. William Medill papers, 1834-1864. Library of Congress
creatorOf Allen, William, 1803-1879. Papers 1874-1875. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Tappan, Benjamin, 1773-1857. Benjamin Tappan papers, 1795-1900 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn William Medill Papers, 1834-1864 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Allen, William, 1803-1879. Papers 1840-1853 Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf William Allen letter to the Senate Chamber, 1841 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf William Allen Papers, 1796-1879, (bulk 1840-1876) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Allen, William, 1803-1879. Letters, 1838 and 1874 / W. Allen. Ohio University, Alden Library
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associatedWith Chillicothe Independent Blues Militia Corps corporateBody
associatedWith Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900. person
correspondedWith Faran, James John, 1808-1892 person
correspondedWith Graham, James, 1793-1851 person
correspondedWith Hough, John, fl. 1831-1845 person
correspondedWith Layman, Amos person
correspondedWith Medill, William, 1802-1865. person
correspondedWith Morgan, George, 1777-1846 person
associatedWith Ohio. Militia. Chillicothe Independent Blues. corporateBody
associatedWith Stoney Mill Salt Works. corporateBody
associatedWith Tappan, Benjamin, 1773-1857. person
correspondedWith Whitman, Henry A. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Woodbridge, George M. person
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Ohio
Texas
Ohio
United States
Northwest boundary of the United States.
Oregon
Hocking River Valley (Ohio)
Ohio
United States
Ohio--Chillicothe
Oregon Territory
Ohio
Northwest boundary of the United States
Subject
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
Occupation
Governors--Ohio
Lawyers
Farmers
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Ohio
Senators, U.S. Congress--Ohio
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Birth 1803-12-18

Death 1879-07-11

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