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Henry Crosby ALLEN

(1872-1942)

ALLEN, Henry Crosby, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Paterson, N.J., May 13, 1872; attended private and public schools of his native city; was graduated from St. Paul’s School, Garden City, Long Island, in 1889, from Yale University in 1893, and from the New York Law School in 1895; was admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced practice in Paterson, N.J.; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1905-March 3, 1907); was not a candidate for renomination in 1906; resumed the practice of law in Paterson, N.J.; postmaster of Paterson 1926-1935; died in Mystic, Conn., March 7, 1942, while visiting his daughter; interment in Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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