Biography of James L. Allen


Allen, James L., Wales, p. o. East Aurora, born in Newport, Herkimer county, N. Y., February 18, 1843, is son of Isaac and Emily (Willoughby) Allen, who were farmers of Wale. He died August 6, 1884, and Mrs. Allen May 8, 1895. James Allen was reared on the farm and has made farming his occupation. In 1866 he married Sally, daughter of Jared and Louisa Tiffany of Wales. Mr. Allen enlisted in 1861 in Co. K. 100th N. Y. Vol. Inft., and was honorably discharged in October, 1864. In politics he is a Republican, and in the spring of 1895 was elected supervisor of Wales. He is a member of Arthur Smith Post, No. 506, G. A. R., at East Aurora.

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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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