ALLEN, Henry Crosby, (1872 - 1942)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

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.