- Item 9758 - Lawyer Fred J. Allen and partner Belle Leavitt, ca. 1905
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- Item 9758
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Lawyer Fred J. Allen in his office with his law partner (and sister-in-law) Belle Leavitt. Allen, son of John and Caroline P. (Hill) Allen, was born in Alfred, July 27, 1865. He attended Alfred High School, graduated from Nichols Latin School, Lewiston, in 1886, and from Bowdoin College in 1890. He was admitted to the bar, at Alfred, in May of 1893. The following August, he opened a successful office in Sanford.Show Details
He was elected to the Maine Legislature in 1900. He married Ida S. Leavitt in 1892 and had two sons.
("History of Sanford," by Edwin Emery, pp. 403-404)