Biography of Rev. Arthur H. Allen
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Allen, Rev. Arthur H., was born in New York city, October 20, 1851. He is the son of Richard L. and Sally O. Allen, both born in Massachusetts. His father was a merchant in New York city many years, and died in 1869; his mother died in 1892. Mr. Allen prepared for college on Staten Island, entered Yale in 1869, and was graduated in 1873; he was instructor for one year at the University of California at Oakland; he then entered Princeton Theological Seminary and graduated in 1877. He accepted a call to Islip. L. I., in 1878, and was ordained April 15, 1879, his pastorate continuing there until January, 1885. He was installed in the Woodside Presbyterian church of Troy, February 12, 1885. He has been clerk of the Presbytery of Troy for ten years, and is corresponding secretary of the Rensselaer County Bible Society. He is a member of the Committee of Public Safety. He married, January 16, 1889, Agnes G. Crosby, daughter of Rev. Howard Crosby, D.D., of New York, who died March 18, 1891; they have one daughter, Agnes G. C. Allen.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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