William Allen

Mayor of Philadelphia William Allen Full Name: William Allen
Nationality: American

Profession: Mayor of Philadelphia
Why Famous: The Chief Justice of the Province of Pennsylvania and mayor of Philadelphia during the colonial period, he was a Loyalist, who disapproved of independence and believed that the colonies should seek to redress their grievances with British Parliament through constitutional means.

Born: August 5, 1704
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Died: September 6, 1780 (aged 76)

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Historical Events in the Life of William Allen

  • 1731-06-24 Freemason and Mayor of Philadelphia William Allen is appointed Provincial Grand Master of Pennsylvania, the first and youngest Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania

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