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  Allen, Leo E.
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  1941-01-01  
 
NameLeo E. Allen
Address
Galena, Illinois , United States
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Born October 05, 1898
DiedJanuary 19, 1973 (74 years)
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Infoa Representative from Illinois; born in Elizabeth, Jo Daviess County, Ill., October 5, 1898; attended the public schools; during the First World War served as a sergeant in the One Hundred and Twenty-third Field Artillery 1917-1919; was graduated from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1923; taught school at Galena, Ill., in 1922 and 1923; clerk of the circuit court of Jo Daviess County 1924-1932; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1930 and commenced practice in Galena, Ill.; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-third Congress and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1961); chairman, Committee on Rules (Eightieth and Eighty-third Congresses); was not a candidate for renomination in 1960; retired and resided in Galena, Ill., where he died January 19, 1973; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.


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  11/04/1958 IL District 16 Won 61.37% (+22.74%)
  04/08/1958 IL District 16-R Primary Won 80.70% (+61.41%)
  11/06/1956 IL District 16 Won 63.73% (+27.46%)
  11/02/1954 IL District 16 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  04/13/1954 IL District 16-R Primary Won 61.67% (+30.65%)
  11/04/1952 IL District 16 Won 66.54% (+33.08%)
  11/07/1950 IL District 16 Won 67.29% (+34.59%)
  11/02/1948 IL District 16 Won 58.51% (+17.03%)
  11/05/1946 IL District 13 Won 77.80% (+55.59%)
  11/07/1944 IL District 13 Won 69.97% (+39.94%)
  11/03/1942 IL District 13 Won 79.38% (+58.77%)
  11/05/1940 IL District 13 Won 67.59% (+35.18%)
  11/08/1938 IL District 13 Won 65.58% (+31.17%)
  11/03/1936 IL District 13 Won 58.43% (+16.86%)
  04/14/1936 IL District 13-R Primary Won 82.89% (+65.78%)
  11/06/1934 IL District 13 Won 60.46% (+20.94%)
  04/10/1934 IL District 13-R Primary Won 71.29% (+42.57%)
  11/08/1932 IL District 13 Won 56.12% (+12.24%)
  04/12/1932 IL District 13 - R Primary Won 51.01% (+2.03%)
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