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William Allen


William Allen was an Democratic Representative, Senator and 31st Governor of Ohio. He moved to the U.S. state of Ohio after his parents died, residing in Chillicothe, Ohio. He was of Quaker ancestry, was admitted to the bar at 21, and began his career as politician in the Democratic Party at a young age. Allen supported "popular sovereignty" and the presidential candidacy of Lewis Cass, identifying himself as a "Peace Democrat" and opposing the U.S.… Read More

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1879 1873 Years Old At the close of his administration, he retired to private life at Fruit Hill, where he died in 1879. … Read More
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