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  Allen, John C.
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NameJohn C. Allen
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Monmouth, Illinois , United States
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Born February 14, 1860
DiedJanuary 12, 1939 (78 years)
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Info born in Hinesburg, Chittenden County, Vt., February 14, 1860; attended the common schools and Beeman Academy, New Haven, Vt.; moved to Lincoln, Nebr., in 1881, and to McCook, Redwillow County, Nebr., in 1886 and engaged in mercantile pursuits at both places; member of the McCook City Council 1887-1889; mayor of McCook, Nebr., in 1890; secretary of state of Nebraska 1891-1895; moved to Monmouth, Warren County, Ill., in 1896 and became president of the John C. Allen Co. department store and of the People?s National Bank of Monmouth; member of the State normal school board 1917-1927; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1925-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress and for election in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress; resumed his former business pursuits in Monmouth, Ill., until his death there on January 12, 1939; interment in Vermont Cemetery, Vermont, Ill.

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  11/06/1934 IL District 14 Lost 46.66% (-6.68%)
  04/10/1934 IL District 14-R Primary Won 52.72% (+5.43%)
  11/08/1932 IL District 14 Lost 46.15% (-7.71%)
  11/04/1930 IL District 14 Won 56.86% (+13.72%)
  11/06/1928 IL District 14 Won 64.33% (+28.65%)
  04/10/1928 IL District 14-R Primary Won 55.40% (+10.80%)
  11/02/1926 IL District 14 Won 68.00% (+36.00%)
  04/13/1926 IL District 14-R Primary Won 62.91% (+25.81%)
  11/04/1924 IL District 14 Won 64.71% (+29.42%)
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