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Allen Bennett Lincoln

Allen Bennett Lincoln, American publicist. Member editorial staff Providence (Rhode Island) Press and Providence Journal, 1882-1886; Member Connecticut House of Republican, 1925.; Member Knights of King Arthur.

Background

  • Lincoln, Allen Bennett was born on August 2, 1858 in Willimantic, Connecticut, United States. Son of Allen and Sallinda (Bennett) Lincoln.

  • Education

    • Graduate Williston Seminary, Easthampton, Massachusetts, 1877. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1881.

    Career

    • Member editorial staff Providence (Rhode Island) Press and Providence Journal, 1882-1886. Owner and editor New England Home (weekly Prohibition newspaper), 1886-1894. Special agent Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, since 1896.

    Works

    • Editor: Modern History of Windham County, 1920. Author: “New Citizens Pledge,” widely used in schools, teaching “the meaning of America” to the foreign born.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Independent Republican

    Membership

    Member editorial staff Providence (Rhode Island) Press and Providence Journal, 1882-1886. Member Connecticut House of Republican, 1925. Member Knights of King Arthur.

    Connections

    • Married Caroline Buck, December 18, 1883. Children: Marion Buck (Mistress Elmer E. Yake), Elsie Bennett (Mistress Alfred Albelli), Barbara Grace, Juliana Armour (Mistress C. Keith Pevear).
    • father: Allen Lincoln
    • mother: Sallinda (Bennett) Lincoln
    • spouse: Caroline Buck
    • children: Marion Buck Lincoln (Mistress Elmer E. Yake)
    • Elsie Bennett Lincoln (Mistress Alfred Albelli)
    • Barbara Grace Lincoln
    • Juliana Armour Lincoln (Mistress C. Keith Pevear)
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    Died September 1, 1941
    (aged 83)
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