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James Browning Allen

James Browning Allen, United States senator. Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946.

Background

  • Allen, James Browning was born on December 28, 1912 in Gadsden, Alabama, United States. Son of George C. and Mary Ethel (Browning) Allen.

  • Education

    • Student of University Alabama, 1928-1931, U. Alabama Law School, 1932-1933.

    Career

    • January 1956); children—James Browning, Mary Rebecca, Debbie Allen. Married second, Maryon Pittman Mullins, August 7, 1964. Stepchildren—J. Sanford III, John Pittman, Maryon Foster.

      Admitted to Alabama bar, 1935, practice in Gadsden, from 1935. Member Alabama House of Representatives from Etowah County, 1939-1943. Member Alabama Senate from Etowah, and St. Clair County, 1947-1951.

      Lieutenant governor State of Alabama, 1951-1955, 63-67. United States senator from Alabama, 1968-1978, member agriculture, rules and judiciary coms. chairman subcommittee on separation of powers, also parliamentarian. Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1952.

    Membership

    Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946.

    Connections

    • Married Marjorie Jo Stephens, March 16, 1940 (deceased.; married second, Maryon Pittman Mullins, August 7, 1964. Children: James Browning, Mary Rebecca, Debbie Allen.
    • father: George C. Allen
    • mother: Mary Ethel (Browning) Allen
    • spouses: Marjorie Jo Stephens
    • Maryon Pittman Mullins
    • children: James Browning Allen
    • Mary Rebecca Allen
    • Debbie Allen
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    Born December 28, 1912
    Died June 1, 1978
    (aged 65)
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