Orrin C. Allen (R48) Venango and Warren Counties 1887-1890
Orrin C. Allen born May 1, 1840, Russellburg, Pine Grove Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania; Jamestown Academy; Randolph Academy; read law with Scofield and Brown, Warren, Pennsylvania; admitted, law practice, Scofield and Brown, Warren, Pennsylvania, 1864; elected, district attorney of Warren County, 1864; appointed postmaster, Warren County, 1877-1885, elected, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1887-1890; married, Maria Cordelia Cook; died, July 15, 1914, Russellburg, Warren County, Pennsylvania. Burial location unknown.
Elected, district attorney of Warren County, 1864.
Appointed postmaster, Warren County, 1877-1885.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 48th district, Venango and Warren Counties, 1887-1890; committee assignments, Appropriations, Elections Judiciary (Special) (Chairman), Legislative Apportionment, Pensions and Gratuities.
Brother, Brevet Brigadier General Harrison Allen, Pennsylvania State Senate, 28th district, Mercer, Venango and Warren Counties, 1870-1871; 30th district, Erie and Warren Counties 1872.
Smull’s Legislative Handbook, (1890) Cochran, T.B., (Editor) Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 697, 702-704, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 664.