Allen, Henry Justin, 1868-1950Alternative names
Publisher and governor of and U.S. senator from Kansas.
From the description of Henry Justin Allen papers, 1896-1942 (bulk 1919-1942). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130958
Epithet: American journalist, formerly Senator
British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x00037e
1868, Sept. 11:
Born, Pittsfield, Pa.
Graduated, Baker University, Baldwin, Kans.
Married Elsie J. Nuzman
Became editor of Manhattan Nationalist, Manhattan, Kans.
1907- 1928: Owner of Wichita Beacon; continued as chairman of the board of Beacon Publishing Co. until his death
Delegate, Republican National Convention Delegate, Progressive National Convention
Unsuccessful candidate for governor of Kansas on Progressive ticket
Delegate, Progressive National Convention
1917- 1918: Served with American Red Cross in France
Headed YMCA activities in 35th Division in France during World War I
1919- 1923: Governor of Kansas
1923- 1924: Special commissioner with Near East Relief
Director of publicity, Republican National Committee
1929- 1930: United States senator from Kansas
Assistant to Charles Dawes in Reconstruction Finance Corp. Director of publicity, Republican National Committee
Became editor of Topeka State Journal
1950, Jan. 17:
Died, Wichita, Kans.
From the guide to the Henry Justin Allen Papers, 1896-1942, (bulk 1919-1942), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
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