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  • John Allen (Connecticut)
    John Allen (Connecticut)
    John Allen was a United States Representative from Connecticut. Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, he attended the common schools and studied at the Litchfield Law School...

     (1763–1812), U.S. Representative from Connecticut
  • John B. Allen
    John B. Allen
    John Beard Allen was an American politician from the state of Washington. He was a Republican.-Biography:Allen was born in Crawfordsville, Indiana. He served as a private in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He earned a law degree from the University of Michigan and passed the bar in...

     (1845–1903), first U.S. Senator from Washington
  • John Clayton Allen
    John Clayton Allen
    John Clayton Allen was an American politician who represented Illinois in the United States House of Representatives from 1925-1933....

     (1860–1939), U.S. Representative from Illinois
  • John J. Allen
    John J. Allen
    John J. Allen was mayor of Ottawa, Canada, from 1931 to 1933.He was born in Dungannon in Huron County, Ontario in 1871. In 1900, he came to Ottawa and opened a drug store; eventually, he and his partner, William Cochrane, sold their business to United Drug Stores, later Rexall. Allen and Cochrane...

     (1871–1935), mayor of Ottawa from 1931 to 1933
  • John J. Allen (jurist)
    John J. Allen (jurist)
    John James Allen was born at Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Virginia. His father was a distinguished lawyer and a judge of the circuit court. John Allen received his education at Washington College and at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania...

     (1797–1871), jurist and U.S. Representative from Virginia
  • John J. Allen, Jr.
    John J. Allen, Jr.
    John Joseph Allen, Jr. was the US Representative from California's 7th district from 1947 to 1959. He served as Undersecretary of Commerce for Transportation under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1959 to 1961, helping to lay the groundwork for the future Department of Transportation...

     (1899–1995), U.S. Representative from California
  • John Manchester Allen
    John Manchester Allen
    John Manchester Allen was a New Zealand politician of the National Party.He represented the Hauraki electorate from 1938 to 1941, when he died. He was killed in action with the NZEF during an offensive in Libya....

     (1901–1941), New Zealand politician
  • John Mills Allen
    John Mills Allen
    John Mills Allen was a Representative from Mississippi; born in Tishomingo County, Miss., July 8, 1846; he attended the common schools during the Civil War enlisted as a private in the Confederate Army and served throughout the war...

     (1846–1917), U.S. Representative from Mississippi
  • John W. Allen
    John W. Allen
    John William Allen was a lawyer and politician from Ohio.Born in Litchfield, Connecticut, he moved to Cleveland, Ohio in 1825. He served in the Ohio State Senate in 1836 and 1837...

     (1802–1887), mayor of Cleveland, Ohio in 1841
  • Sir John Sandeman Allen (1865–1935), British Conservative Member of Parliament for Liverpool West Derby, 1924–1935
  • John Sandeman Allen (1892–1949), British Conservative Member of Parliament Birkenhead West, 1931–1945
  • John Allen, 3rd Viscount Allen
    John Allen, 3rd Viscount Allen
    John Allen, 3rd Viscount Allen was an Irish peer and politician.He was the son of Joshua Allen, 2nd Viscount Allen. Allen was a Member of Parliament for Carysfort from 1733 until 1742, when he succeeded his father as Viscount Allen...

     (1713–1745), Irish peer and politician
  • John Allen, 1st Viscount Allen
    John Allen, 1st Viscount Allen
    Captain John Allen, 1st Viscount Allen PC was an Irish peer and politician.He was the son of Sir Joshua Allen....

     (1660–1726), Irish peer and politician
  • John Allen, 4th Viscount Allen
    John Allen, 4th Viscount Allen
    Captain John Allen, 4th Viscount Allen was an Irish peer and politician.He was the son of Hon. Richard A. Allen, and grandson of John Allen, 1st Viscount Allen...

     (?–1753), Irish peer and politician

Scientists and academics

  • John Allen (historian)
    John Allen (historian)
    John Allen M.D. was a prominent eighteenth and nineteenth century political and historical writer, and Master of the College of God's Gift in Dulwich .-Early life:...

     (1771–1843), historian and political writer painted in 1836 by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
  • John F. Allen (physicist)
    John F. Allen (physicist)
    John "Jack" Frank Allen was a Canadian-born physicist. Along with Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa and Don Misener, Allen discovered the superfluid phase of matter in 1937 using liquid helium in the Royal Society Mond Laboratory in Cambridge, England...

     (Jack Allen, 1908–2001), Canadian physicist who worked on superfluid helium
  • John P. Allen
    John P. Allen
    John Polk Allen is a systems ecologist and engineer, metallurgist, adventurer and writer. He is best known as the inventor and Director of Research of Biosphere 2, the world's largest laboratory of global ecology, and was the founder of Synergia Ranch...

     (born 1929), co-founder of the Biosphere 2 Center
  • John R. L. Allen
    John R. L. Allen
    John Robert Laurence Allen FRS is a British geologist, and professor emeritus at Reading University.He won the 1996 Penrose Medal.-Works:*Sedimentary Structures vol. 1, Elsevier Science, 1982, ISBN 9780444419354*Sedimentary Structures vol...

    , winner of the Penrose Medal
    Penrose Medal
    The Penrose Medal was created in 1927 by R.A.F. Penrose, Jr. as the top prize awarded by the Geological Society of America to those who advance the study of geoscience.-Award winners:* 2011 Paul F. Hoffman* 2010 Eric J. Essene* 2009 B. Clark Burchfiel...

  • John S. Allen
    John S. Allen
    John Stuart Allen was an American astronomer, university professor and university president. He was a native of Indiana, and pursued a career as a professor of astronomy after receiving his bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees...

     (1907–1982), interim president of the University of Florida, 1953–1955, first president of the University of South Florida, 1957–1970

Sports figures

  • John Allen (baseball)
    John Allen (baseball)
    John Marshall Allen was a professional baseball player whose career spanned three seasons, including one in Major League Baseball with the Baltimore Terrapins . He played the pitcher position. Allen played one game in the majors and gave-up four runs, all earned...

     (1890–1967), American professional baseball player
  • John Allen (basketball)
    John Allen (basketball)
    John Allen is an American professional basketball player. He currently plays for Eisbären Bremerhaven. Allen hails from Coatesville, Pennsylvania, and played college basketball at Seton Hall University from 2001-2005. Allen is currently 15th all time in Seton Hall scoring , while averaging 12.3...

     (born 1982), German professional
  • John Allen (footballer)
    John Allen (footballer)
    John Allen is an English former footballer.-Playing career:Allen played for Hinckley Athletic and Leicester City before joining Port Vale in May 1980. He earned a first team place for the start of the 1980–81 season, but lost his place in November 1980 and was given a free transfer in April...

     (born 1955), English professional soccer player
  • John Allen (hurler)
    John Allen (hurler)
    John Allen is an Irish retired hurler and Gaelic footballer and is the current manager of the Limerick senior hurling team.A dual player at the highest level, Allen spent three season with the Cork senior hurling team. During that time he won one All-Ireland winners' medal and one Munster winners'...

     (born 1955), former Cork hurling player and manager
  • John Allen (Irish cricketer) (1921–1987), former Irish cricketer
  • John Allen (English cricketer)
    John Allen (English cricketer)
    John Allen is an English first class cricketer who played for Oxford University Cricket Club. Both his first class games were for Oxford University, one of which was a varsity match He was born on the 19th July 1974.-External links:*...

     (born 1974), English first class cricketer
  • John Allen (American football)
    John Allen (American football)
    John Allen is an American football coach. He is currently the Head Coach at Lock Haven University and previously served as Coordinator of Player Personnel & Development at Penn State University. Previously he was the head coach for the Berlin Thunder of NFL Europa.-Playing career:Allen played...

    , NFL Europa coach
  • John Allen (coach)
    John Allen (coach)
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    , American college football coach
  • John Allen (Welsh footballer) (born 1964), head coach of RoPS in Finland's Veikkausliiga
  • John Allen (cricketer, born 1903)
    John Allen (cricketer, born 1903)
    John Allen was a New Zealand cricketer who played for Otago. He was born and died in Dunedin.Allen made a single first-class appearance for the side, during the 1944-45 season, against Canterbury...

     (1903–1961), New Zealand cricketer

Other people

  • John Allen (bookseller)
    John Allen (bookseller)
    John Allen was an English bookseller and antiquary, notable for his work on the history of Herefordshire.Allen was the son of a Hereford man, who as far back as 1775 was the leading bookseller in the county...

     (1789–1831), English bookseller and antiquary interested in Herefordshire
  • John Allen (Irish nationalist)
    John Allen (Irish nationalist)
    John Allen was an Irish nationalist, and later a colonel in the French army.John Allen was a native of Dublin, where he was also for some time a partner in a drapery business. Along with Arthur O'Connor he was tried for high treason at Maidstone in February 1798, but acquitted...

     (died 1855), Irish nationalist, later a colonel in the French army
  • John Allen (minister)
    John Allen (minister)
    Baptist minister John Allen , although not well-connected with colonial patriots in British North America, had an enormous impact on re-igniting the tensions within the Empire in 1772 when he mentioned the Gaspée Affair and the Royal Commission of Inquiry seven times in his Thanksgiving Day sermon...

     (1741/2–1780s), Baptist minister who supported the independence of America
  • John Allen (soldier)
    John Allen (soldier)
    John Allen was a United States politician and army officer who was killed in the War of 1812.Allen was born in Rockbridge County, Virginia, and moved with his father to Kentucky in 1779. He went to school in Bardstown, Kentucky and studied law in Staunton, Virginia. He then returned to Kentucky...

     (1771–1813), American Army officer killed in the War of 1812
  • John Allen (pioneer)
    John Allen (pioneer)
    John Allen was an American pioneer and a co-founder, along with Elisha Rumsey, of the U.S. city of Ann Arbor, Michigan.-Early life:...

     (1796–1851), American pioneer and a co-founder of Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • John Allen (physician)
    John Allen (physician)
    John Allen, or John Alleyn , was an English physician and inventor, mainly remembered for writing medical text books.-Biography:Allen, the date of whose birth is not positively known, was an M.D., but of what university does not appear...

     (c. 1660–1741), English physician and inventor
  • John Allen (priest) (born 1932), Anglican Provost of Wakefield Cathedral
  • John Allen (puritan)
    John Allen (puritan)
    John Allen, or John Allin was one of the patriarchs of New England associated with the foundation of Dedham, Massachusetts.-Biography:Allen was born in 1596. It is believed he was of Cambridge University, where he proceeded M.A...

     (1596–1671), or John Allin, patriarch of New England and Dedham, Massachusetts
  • John Allen (religious writer)
    John Allen (religious writer)
    John Allen was an English dissenting layman and religious writer.Allen was born at Truro in 1771, educated there by Dr. Cardue, and afterwards kept an academy for thirty years at Hackney, where he died on 17 June 1839....

     (1771–1839), English dissenting layman and religious writer
  • John C. Allen
    John C. Allen
    John C. Allen was a roller coaster designer who was responsible for the revival of wooden roller coasters which began in the 1970s. He attended Temple University. He started working for the Philadelphia Toboggan Company in 1934 as a coaster operator and rose to become president of the company by...

     (1907–1979), roller coaster designer
  • John Kirby Allen
    John Kirby Allen
    John Kirby Allen was born in Canasareaugh, near Syracuse in the U.S. state of New York. He, along with his older brother, Augustus Chapman Allen, founded Houston, Texas in 1836. John Kirby Allen was never married...

     (1810–1838), founder of Houston, Texas
  • John L. Allen, Jr.
    John L. Allen, Jr.
    John L. Allen, Jr. is an American journalist based in Rome who specializes in news about the Catholic Church. He is senior correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter and vaticanologist of CNN and NPR. Allen is also the author of several books about the Catholic Church...

     (born 1965), reporter working for CNN and the National Catholic Reporter
  • John R. Allen
    John R. Allen
    John R. Allen is a United States Marine Corps four-star general. On 18 July 2011, General Allen assumed command of International Security Assistance Force as Commander, U.S. Forces Afghanistan , succeeding Army General David Petraeus.-Education:John R. Allen attended The Flint Hill School in...

    , United States Marine Corps general
  • John R. Allen, Jr.
    John R. Allen, Jr.
    John R. Allen, Jr. is a retired United States Air Force brigadier general. Allen served on active duty for 31 years, until his retirement on 1990. He is a highly decorated command pilot with over 6,000 flying hours In B-47s, FB-111s, B-52s, KC-135s and T-39s....

     (born 1935), United States Air Force general
  • John Whitby Allen
    John Whitby Allen
    John Whitby Allen was an American model railroader who created the famous HO scale, Gorre & Daphetid model railroad in Monterey, California and authored numerous magazine articles on model railroading starting in the 1940s...

     (1913–1973), pioneering model railroader
  • John Allen (saloon keeper)
    John Allen (saloon keeper)
    John Allen was an American saloon keeper and underworld figure in New York City during the early-to mid 19th century. A former religious student, Allen was considered one of the most notorious criminals in the city and was known as the "Wickedest Man in New York"...

     (1823–1870), underworld figure in New York City, the "Wickedest Man in New York"
  • John Campbell Allen
    John Campbell Allen
    Sir John Campbell Allen was from 1865–1896 a Supreme court justice of the colonial New Brunswick Supreme Court, serving as Chief Justice of New Brunswick from 1875 to 1896....

     (1817–1898), Supreme court justice of the colonial New Brunswick Supreme Court
  • John Allen (miner)
    John Allen (miner)
    John Allen was a lead miner, notable as a junior member of the party of naturalists that accompanied the 1801–1803 voyage of HMS Investigator under Matthew Flinders.-Early life:...

     (1775–?), lead miner
  • John Allen (guitarist), member of The Nashville Teens
    The Nashville Teens
    The Nashville Teens are a British pop band formed in Weybridge, Surrey in Summer 1962.-History:Arthur Sharp began his career in music as the manager of Aerco Records in Woking, Surrey...


See also

  • Jack Allen (disambiguation)
  • Johnny Allen (disambiguation)
  • John Allan (disambiguation)
  • Jon Allen (disambiguation)
  • John Alen
    John Alen
    John Alen was an English canon lawyer, Archbishop of Dublin, and Chancellor of Ireland.-Life:He was born in Cotteshall, Norfolk.The Alans were a numerous clan and six of his cousins settled in Ireland including his namesake John, who was Lord Chancellor in his turn...

     (1476–1534), English canon lawyer, Archbishop of Dublin, and Chancellor of Ireland
  • John Alleyn (surgeon) (died 1686), London surgeon and Master at Dulwich College
  • John Alleyn (MP)
    John Alleyn (MP)
    John Alleyn or Allen was a Cornish politician.John Alleyn was the son of Giles Allen, Rector of Little Waltham and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of William Massam. John was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where he matriculated in 1629, before being admitted to Gray's Inn in 1642.He was...

    (1621–1663), British barrister and MP for Mitchell