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Allen Bennett Lincoln

publicist

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.

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)