Victor M. Allen

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Victor M. Allen (July 14, 1870 in Petersburgh, Rensselaer County, New York – September 25, 1916 in Saranac Lake, New York) was an American politician from New York.

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He was the son of Amos H. Allen and Emily J. (Maxon) Allen. He graduated from Columbia University in 1892, and then engaged in the book-publishing business with the Macmillan Company. On October 3, 1894, he married Blanche Rebekah Percy (1870–1949), and they had two children. He was President of the Taconic Valley Bank, of Berlin, New York.

Allen was Sheriff of Rensselaer County from 1904 to 1906; a member of the New York State Senate (29th D.) from 1909 to 1912, sitting in the 132nd, 133rd, 134th and 135th New York State Legislatures; and a delegate to the New York State Constitutional Convention of 1915.

He died on September 25, 1916, in Saranac Lake, New York; and was buried at the Meadowlawn Cemetery in Petersburgh.

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New York State Senate
Preceded by
Frank M. Boyce
New York State Senate
29th District

1909–1912
Succeeded by
John W. McKnight