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James Browning Allen

United States senator.

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