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Allen, Ethan (1738–1789), revolutionary army officer and politician in America

Michael A. Bellesîles

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/70404

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Allen, Ethan (1738–1789), revolutionary army officer and politician in America, was born on 10 January 1738 in Litchfield, Connecticut, the eldest of the seven children of Joseph Allen (1708–1755) and Mary Baker (1708–1774), farmers. The Allen family lived in what was then a frontier region of ...

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Subjects: Politics ; Revolutions and Rebellions ; US Politics ; Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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