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ALLEN, Henry Crosby

ALLEN, Henry Crosby
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1872–1942

Biography

ALLEN, Henry Crosby, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Paterson, N.J., May 13, 1872; attended private and public schools of his native city; was graduated from St. Paul's School, Garden City, Long Island, in 1889, from Yale University in 1893, and from the New York Law School in 1895; was admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced practice in Paterson, N.J.; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1905-March 3, 1907); was not a candidate for renomination in 1906; resumed the practice of law in Paterson, N.J.; postmaster of Paterson 1926-1935; died in Mystic, Conn., March 7, 1942, while visiting his daughter; interment in Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Columbia University
Rare Book and Manuscript Library

New York, NY
Papers: 1 letter (January 20, 1913) in the Woodrow Wilson collection. Political correspondence. Finding aid in repository.
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