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Alfred Gaither Allen

Alfred Gaither Allen, American congressman. Mason, Elk.


  • Allen, Alfred Gaither was born on July 23, 1867 in on farm near Wilmington, Ohio, United States. Son of Isaac B. and Eliza W. (Gaither) Allen.

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    • Educated grammar and high schools, Wilmington. Bachelor of Laws, Cincinnati Law School, 1890.


    • Admitted to bar, 1890, and since in practice at Cincinnati. United States commissioner, 1896-1900. Councilman-at-large, Cincinnati, 1906-1908.

      Member Board Sinking Fund Trustees of Cincinnati, 1908-1910 and since 1926. Member 62d, 63d, 64th Congresses (1911-1917), 2d Ohio District Attorney for Selective Draft Board, 1917-1918.


    When the Church as a body engages with political issues, it should follow the principles of Christian faith.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in us.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Some personalities are difficult to manage, especially if they are prone to despair. Do not give up on a search of the paths of God, and the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for will be received.


    Clubs: Cincinnati; Cuvier Press. Duckworth Democratic. Cincinnati Automobile.
    • Clubs: Cincinnati; Cuvier Press. Duckworth Democratic. Cincinnati Automobile.


    • Spouse Clara B. Forbes, December 10, 1901, St.
    • father: Isaac B. Allen
    • mother: Eliza W. (Gaither) Allen
    • spouse: Clara B. Forbes
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    Died December 9, 1932
    (aged 65)


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