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Lawyer Fred J. Allen and partner Belle Leavitt

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Lawyer Fred J. Allen and partner Belle Leavitt

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Lawyer Fred J. Allen in his office with his law partner (and sister-in-law) Belle Leavitt. Allen, son of John and Caroline P. (Hill) Allen, was born in Alfred, July 27, 1865. He attended Alfred High School, graduated from Nichols Latin School, Lewiston, in 1886, and from Bowdoin College in 1890. He was admitted to the bar, at Alfred, in May of 1893. The following August, he opened a successful office in Sanford.

He was elected to the Maine Legislature in 1900. He married Ida S. Leavitt in 1892 and had two sons.
("History of Sanford," by Edwin Emery, pp. 403-404)

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  • Title: Lawyer Fred J. Allen and partner Belle Leavitt
  • Creator: Philpot, Fred
  • Creation Date: circa 1905
  • Subject Date: circa 1905
  • Town: Sanford
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Print glass negative
  • Dimensions (cm): 18.18 x 24.14
  • Local Code: C-418
  • Collection: Index to Glass Negatives, Tom Ursia Donations
  • Object Type: Image

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Sanford Historical Committee
P. O. Box 276 505 Main Street, Springvale, ME 04083
(207) 490-1028
http://www.sanfordhistory.org

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