Lucy T. Allen

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Lucy T. Allen
Member of the North Carolina General Assembly
for 49th district Franklin, Halifax and Nash counties
In office
2002 – April 2010
Preceded by?
Succeeded byJohn May
Personal details
Born (1941-11-29) November 29, 1941 (age 78)
Raleigh, North Carolina
NationalityUnited States American
Political partyDemocratic
ChildrenSonny, Hill, Stuart
ResidenceLouisburg, North Carolina
Alma materB.A. in English, Meredith College

Lucy Taylor Allen (born November 29, 1941) is a former Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly.[1] She represented the state's forty-ninth House district, including constituents in Franklin, Halifax and Nash counties, from her first election in 2002 through 2010. Allen is a former teacher from Louisburg, North Carolina, and served as the mayor of Louisburg (1985–2001). From 1972-1980, Allen served as a member of the Franklin County Board of Education. Allen is an Episcopalian.[2]

Allen also served as a member of the Franklin County Board of Education, Mayor of Louisburg, North Carolina, a member of the Electricities Board of Directors, and was President of the League of Municipalities. During her time in the assembly she was Chairman of the Environment Committee for two terms and served as a co-chair of the Environmental Review Commission.[3]

In 2010, Allen resigned from the legislature to accept an appointment to the state Utilities Commission, effective April 12.[4] John May was appointed as her replacement in the House.[5]


  1. ^ "North Carolina Manual". North Carolina Historical Commission. 11 June 1997 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "Lucy Allen Biography". Retrieved 6 November 2012.
  3. ^ "NCUC Commissioner Allen". North Carolina Utilities Commission. Archived from the original on 18 September 2012. Retrieved 6 November 2012.
  4. ^ "Allen to Leave House for commission". Archived from the original on 1 April 2012. Retrieved 6 November 2012.
  5. ^ Perdue, Beverly; Marshall, Elaine (21 April 2010), The Appointment of John Milton May (PDF), State of North Carolina, retrieved 6 November 2012