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Allen, Thomas, 1813-1882



  • Existence: 1813-1882
  • Existence: 1813 - 1882


Thomas Allen (1813-1882) worked as a lawyer and newspaper publisher in New York City and Washington, D. C. In 1842, he moved to St. Louis, where he married Ann Russell. He became president of several railroads, including the Pacific Railroad and Iron Mountain Railroad, and served in the Missouri Senate (1850-1854).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Allen-Rodgers Family Papers

Identifier: A0021
Scope and Contents

The Allen-Rodgers Family Papers consist of correspondence and business papers of Thomas Allen and his family, as well as correspondence and G.A.R. papers of Thomas Rodgers.

Dates: 1858-1924; Majority of material found within 1871-1889