Biography of Freeman H. Allen
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Allen, Freeman H., Potsdam, was born in Copenhagen, Lewis county, October 22, 1802, a son of Dr. Ebenezer Allen, now in his eightieth year. Dr. Allen has been practicing medicine in Copenhagen for over forty years. During the life of Dr. Lyman Stanton they practiced together. The mother of our subject was Susan, sister of Dr. Lyman Stanton. Dr. Allen has had seven children, five of whom are now living: Albert D., at one time principal of Ilion and later of Trenton High Schools, now a commercial traveler; William, formerly a teacher, also on the road; John E., who served as paymaster sergeant in the regular army, discharged on account of having suffered a stroke of paralysis, is now living retired at Copenhagen; E. Stanton, the youngest brother, conducting a garden farm at Maitinsburg, Lewis county; and Freeman H. Our subject was educated in the common schools and Patsdam Normal School, graduating from the latter in 1885. After his graduation he accepted a position as teacher in the Normal School. He is a member of the State Teachers' Association, and has been of the National Association. He is a member of the Baptist church of Postdam, of which he is clerk and leader of the choir, a Mason, and a member of the Rechabites and Temple of Honor. He married in June, 1890, Rose, daughter of Capt. Luther Priest, of Potsdam.

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The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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