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Encyclopedia > Charles Allen (Massachusetts politician)

Charles Allen (son of Joseph Allen and grandnephew of Samuel Adams), was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. Joseph Allen (1749-1827) was a member of the Eleventh United States Congress from Massachusettss 10th district (1810-1811). ... Samuel Adams (September 27, 1722 – October 2, 1803) was the chief Massachusetts leader of the Patriot cause leading to the American Revolution. ...


He was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on August 9, 1797; he attended the Leicester Academy (1809 - 1811) and Yale College (1811 - 1812) and studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1818 and commenced practice in New Braintree; he returned to Worcester in 1824 and continued the practice of law. Nickname: The Heart of the Commonwealth, The City of the Seven Hills, Wormtown, Woo-town, Wortown (war-town), The City of Diners, Paris of the Eighties Settled: 1673 â€“ Incorporated: 1684 Zip Code(s): 01608 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ... August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... 1797 (MDCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ... For other uses, see Yale (disambiguation). ... New Braintree is a town located in Worcester County, Massachusetts. ...


Allen was a Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1830, 1833, 1835, and 1840); he served in the Massachusetts State Senate (1836 - 1837). He was a member of the Northeastern Boundary Commission in 1842; a judge of the Court of Common Pleas (1842-1845) and a delegate to the Whig National Convention at Philadelphia in 1848. He was elected as the Free-Soil Party candidate to Congress (March 4, 1849 - March 3, 1853) and did not seek renomination in 1852. The Massachusetts House of Representatives is the lower house of the Massachusetts General Court, the bicameral state legislature of Massachusetts. ... The Massachusetts Senate is the upper house of the Massachusetts General Court, the bicameral state legislature of Massachusetts. ... Look up Whig in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the City That Loves You Back, the Quaker City, The Birthplace of America Motto: Philadelphia maneto - Let brotherly love continue Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D... The Free Soil Party was a short-lived political party in the United States organized in 1848 that petered out by about 1852. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


After leaving Congress, he resumed the practice of law in Worcester. He was a member of the state's constitutional convention in 1853. He was Chief Justice of the Sufolk County Superior Court (1859-1867) and was a delegate to the peace convention held at Washington, D.C. in 1861, in an effort to devise a means to prevent the impending Civil War. ... Suffolk County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ... Nickname: DC, The District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia. ... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Lincoln, President Ulysses S. Grant, General Jefferson Davis, President Robert E. Lee, General Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action...


Charles Allen died in Worcester on August 6, 1869, 3 days before his 72nd birthday; he was interred in the Rural Cemetery. August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ...


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Preceded by:
Charles Hudson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 5th congressional district

March 4, 1849March 3, 1853
Succeeded by:
William Appleton

 
 

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