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William Allen

William Allen, American jurist, mayor of Philadelphia. member Pennsylvania Assembly, 1731-1739; member Maryland.-Pennsylvania Boundary Commission, 1750-1751; member board of trustees University of Pennsylvania; member, officer American Philosophical Soc.


  • Allen, William was born on August 5, 1704 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Allen.

  • Career

    • Chief justice Pennsylvania, 1750-1774.


    Member Pennsylvania Assembly, 1731-1739. Member Maryland.-Pennsylvania Boundary Commission, 1750-1751. Member board of trustees University of Pennsylvania.

    Member, officer American Philosophical Soc.


    • Married Margaret Hamilton, February 5, 1733.
    • father: William Allen. Allen
    • spouse: Margaret Hamilton
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    Born August 5, 1704
    Died September 6, 1780
    (aged 76)