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Allen, Sir James (1855-1942), politician in New Zealand

Richard S. Hill

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30387
Allen, Sir James (1855-1942), politician in New Zealand

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Allen, Sir James (1855-1942), politician in New Zealand, was born on 10 February 1855 in Adelaide, South Australia, the son of James Allen and his wife, Esther, née Bax. His mother died when he was very young and his father, a New Zealand businessman and property speculator, soon took him ...

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