11/19/1825 - 11/24/1894

ALLEN, John Edward, a Representative from Dauphin and Perry Counties; born, November 19, 1825 in Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pa.; superintendent, repair shops and farriery, Quartermaster Department, Washington, DC, United States Army (1861-1865, Civil War); blacksmith and farrier; proprietor, saw mills; proprietor, Lochiel Mills, flour mill; proprietor, J.E. Allen & Sons, Locust Street Bakery; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1873; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1874); journal clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1877-1880); appointed, Deputy Marshal of Dakota Territory (1883-1884); yardmaster, Pennsylvania Steel Works, Steelton (1881-1889, 1891-1894); railroad lumber inspector, Pennsylvania Steel Works, North Carolina (1889-1890); died, November 24, 1894 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

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