John Allen, 3rd Viscount Allen

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John Allen, 3rd Viscount Allen (11 June 1713 – 25 May 1745) was an Irish peer and politician.

He was the son of Joshua Allen, 2nd Viscount Allen. Allen was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Carysfort from 1733 until 1742, when he succeeded his father as Viscount Allen. In 1744, he elected Grandmaster of the Grand Lodge of Ireland, a post he held for the next three years.[1]

He never married and on his death his titles passed to his cousin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Waite, Arthur Edward (2007). A New Encyclopedia of Freemasonry. vol. I. Cosimo, Inc. p. 400. ISBN 1-60206-641-8. 
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
Richard Hull
John Sale
Member of Parliament for Carysfort
1733–1742
With: Richard Hull
Succeeded by
Richard Hull
Stephen Trotter
Masonic offices
Preceded by
The Lord Southwell
Grandmaster of the Grand Lodge of Ireland
1744–1747
Succeeded by
Sir Marmaduke Wyvill, 6th Bt
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Joshua Allen
Viscount Allen
1742 – 1745
Succeeded by
John Allen