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Frederick Hobbes Allen

Allen, Frederick Hobbes, lawyer, of 63 Wall St., New York City; was born in Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands; son of Hon. Elisha Hunt Allen, M.C. (also chief justice Hawaiian Islands and minister plenipotentiary to U.S.), and Mary Harrod (Hobbes) Allen;  

graduate A.B., 1880 (A.M.), LL.B., 1883, Harvard University; married, New York City, 1892, Adele Livingston Stevens; children: Frederic Stevens, Mary Dorothy Adele, Barbara Frances Gallatin, Joan Livingston, Julian Broome Livingston, Priscilla Alden Sampson. Studied law in office of Holmes & Adams; admitted to bar, 1884; became managing clerk Miller, Peckham & Dixon; later practiced alone ; in 1894 formed firm of Adams & Allen, and on death of senior partner, 1900, formed firm of Allen & Cammann. Secretary Hawaiian legation, 1882, charge d'affaires; resigned 1883; has been corporation counsel, also president Village of Pelham Manor. Chairman Democratic county committee, Westchester county, N.Y.; has been delegate at various state conventions; delegate to Democratic national convention at Denver, 1908; twice member executive committee of Democratic state committee of N.Y. (in last campaign member general finance committee of Democratic national committee). 

Member permanent American commission that went abroad to study agricultural finance, production, distribution and rural life. Member Sons of Revolution, Society Colonial Wars. Recreations: Hunting, polo. Clubs: Knickerbocker, Union, Manhattan, City.

Source:  Builders of Our Nation, Men of 1914 pub. Men of Nineteen-Fourteen, Chicago, Ill. 1915.

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