Judson Allen Edit Profile
Allen was engaged in the lumber industry in Plymouth, before he moved to Harpursville, New York. In 1839, Allen was elected on the Democratic ticket to the United States House of Representatives for the twentieth district of New York for the twenty-sixth United States Congress. He served from March 3, 1839 to March 3, 1841.
Upon leaving the Congress, Allen moved to Saint Louis, Missouri, where he was actively involved in the produce, lumber, marble, and grocery fields. Allen died in St. Louis, Missouri, on August 6, 1880 (age 83 years, 125 days). He is interred at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.
He started his public life in earnest there, becoming the Harpursville postmaster from 1830 to 1839, a judge in the Broome County, New York court for 8 years, and a member of the New York State Assembly from 1836 to 1837.