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John William Allen


Gender:
Male
Born:
August 24, 1802
Died:
October 5, 1887
Home Town:
Litchfield, CT
Later Residences:
Cleveland, OH
Marriage(s):
Harriett Caroline Mather Allen (1830)
Anna Perkins Allen (November 26, 1827)

Profession / Service
Profession:
Political Office
Training with Other Lawyers:
Studied with Judge Samuel Cowles in 1825
Political Party:
Whig; Republican
Federal Posts:
U.S. Representative Ohio (Ohio) 1837-41
Local Posts:
Mayor (Cleveland, Ohio) 1841-1843
President Board of Trustees (Cleveland, Ohio) 1831-35
Postmaster Appointed by President Grant (Cleveland) 1870 and 1874
President Columbus and Cincinnati Railroad (Cleveland) 1845



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