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ALLEN, Thomas H., a Representative from Maine; born in Portland, Cumberland County,
Maine, April 16, 1945; graduated from Deering High School, Portland, Maine,
1963; B.A., Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1967; Rhodes Scholar, B. Phil.,
Oxford University, Oxford, England, 1970; J.D., Harvard University, Cambridge,
Mass., 1974; lawyer, private practice; staff, Governor Kenneth B. Curtis of
Maine, 1968; staff, United States Senator Edmund S. Muskie, 1970-1971;
Portland, Maine, city council, 1989-1995; mayor of Portland, Maine, 1991-1992;
elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth and to the five succeeding
Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2009); not a candidate for reelection in
2008, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States
BibliographyAllen, Thomas H.
Dangerous Convictions: Whats Really Wrong with the U. S.
Congress. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.