Allan Benny Edit Profile
He attended the public schools of Bayonne, New Jersey. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1889 and commenced practice in Bayonne.
He was prosecuting attorney of Bayonne from 1900 to 1903, when he resigned, having been elected to Congress. Benny was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth Congress, serving in office from March 4, 1903, to March 3, 1905, but was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1904 to the Fifty-ninth Congress. After leaving Congress, he resumed his law practice, and was assistant librarian of the law library in the courthouse at Jersey City until his death.
He died in Bayonne on November 6, 1942, and was interred in Moravian Cemetery on Staten Island.
He was a member of the Bayonne city council from 1892-1894. Benny was a member of the New Jersey General Assembly from 1898-1900.
Married Catherine W. Warren, November 29, 1888.