Peter Allen (Australian politician)

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Peter Allen (c. 1855 – 22 October 1925) was an Australian politician. He was a farmer and a correspondent for the Adelaide Advertiser before entering politics. He was a member of the South Australian House of Assembly, representing Wallaroo from 1902 to 1912 and Yorke Peninsula from 1915 to 1925 as a representative of the Farmers and Producers Political Union, the Liberal Union and Liberal Federation.[1] He contested the 1891 Wallaroo by-election.

Prior to entering state politics, he was chairman of the District Council of Green's Plains, and was the first chairman of the District Council of Kadina from 1888 to 1891.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Mr Peter Allen". Parliament of South Australia. 2011. Retrieved 15 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "10.1 ADOPTION OF COUNCIL POLICY – NAMING OF PUBLIC STREETS, ROADS, ETC" (PDF). District Council of the Copper Coast. Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Complimentary Social to Mr Peter Allen". Eyre's Peninsula Tribune. II, (62). South Australia. 10 May 1912. p. 3. Retrieved 20 November 2016 – via National Library of Australia.