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William Allen

jurist , mayor of Philadelphia

William Allen, American jurist, mayor of Philadelphia. member Pennsylvania Assembly, 1731-1739; member Maryland.-Pennsylvania Boundary Commission, 1750-1751; member board of trustees University of Pennsylvania; member, officer American Philosophical Soc.

Background

Allen, William was born on August 5, 1704 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Allen.

Career

Chief justice Pennsylvania, 1750-1774.

Membership

Member Pennsylvania Assembly, 1731-1739. Member Maryland.-Pennsylvania Boundary Commission, 1750-1751. Member board of trustees University of Pennsylvania.

Member, officer American Philosophical Soc.

Connections

Married Margaret Hamilton, February 5, 1733.

father:
William Allen. Allen

spouse:
Margaret Hamilton