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HARRISON ALLEN


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Courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Senate

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1866 Union Republican
1867 Republican
 Counties   Venango, Warren

Biography

12/04/1835 - 09/23/1904

ALLEN, Harrison, a Representative from Venango and Warren Counties; born, December 4, 1835 in Russellburg, Warren County, Pa.; major, 39th Regiment, 10th Pennsylvania Volunteer Reserve (1861-1862, Civil War); colonel, 151st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862-1863, Civil War); brevet brigadier general, United States Volunteers (1865, Civil War); attorney-at-law; elected as a Union Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1865; reelected to the House as a Republican in 1866; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1867); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1871-1872); elected, Auditor General of Pennsylvania (1873-1874); unsuccessful campaign for reelection, Auditor General (1874); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1882, 1888); presidential appointee, United States Marshall, Dakota Territory (1882-1886); elected, chair, Republican Central Committee of the Dakota Territory; presidential appointee, deputy auditor, Office of the Auditor, United States Post-Office Department (1901-1904); died, September 23, 1904 in Washington, District of Columbia; interred, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia.