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  2. William B. Allen - Wikipedia

    William Barclay Allen (born 1944) is an author, professor, and political scientist from Fernandina Beach, Florida. He was a member of the National Council on the Humanities from 1984 to 1987 and chairman of the United States Commission on Civil Rights from 1988 to 1989.

  3. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to William Allen, who helped write Florida's new K-12 social studies curriculum, which is getting a lot of criticism for its portrayal of African American history.

  4. William Allen (loyalist) - Wikipedia

    William Allen (August 5, 1704 – September 6, 1780) was a wealthy merchant, attorney and chief justice of the Province of Pennsylvania, and mayor of Philadelphia during the colonial era. At the time of the American Revolution, Allen was one of the wealthiest and most powerful men in Philadelphia.

  5. William Allen | Biography, Legacy, & Facts | Britannica

    William Allen, English-born Roman Catholic cardinal and scholar who supervised the preparation of the English-language Douai-Reims translation of the Bible and engaged in intrigues against the Protestant regime of Queen Elizabeth I. Learn more about his life and legacy.

  6. William Allen (cardinal) - Wikipedia

    William Allen (1532 – 16 October 1594), also known as Guilielmus Alanus or Gulielmus Alanus, was an English Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was an ordained priest, but was never a bishop.

  7. Books by William Allen (Author of Rockfall) - Goodreads

    1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Green Phoenix: Restoring the Tropical Forests of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. by. William Allen, Samantha Burton (Illustrator) 4.17 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2001 — 9 editions. Want to Read.

  8. William Allen Facts and Biography - The History Junkie

    William Allen was born in New York City, New York, to Wade Hampton Allen and Eliza Sayre Allen. His father was a business tycoon who had agricultural interests in the South, which resulted in the family moving to Montgomery, Alabama. He was accepted into Princeton College, where he studied law.

  9. William Allen | United States chief justice | Britannica

    William Allen, mayor of Philadelphia and later chief justice of Pennsylvania, laid out the town (1762), naming it Northampton. It was incorporated as the borough of Northampton in 1811 and was later (1838) officially renamed Allentown for its founder.

  10. William Allen - University Archives and Records Center

    Penn People William Allen 1704 - 1780 William Allen, c. 1770 Penn Connection Founder and trustee 1749-1780 William Allen was born in Philadelphia in 1704, the son of merchant William Allen. After studying law at the Middle Temple in London, he returned to Philadelphia around 1726.

  11. William Allen - Wikipedia

    United States William Allen (congressman) (1827–1881), United States Representative from Ohio William Allen (governor) (1803–1879), U.S. Representative, Senator, and 31st Governor of Ohio William Allen (loyalist) (1704–1780), wealthy merchant, chief justice of Pennsylvania's provincial Supreme Court, and founder of Allentown, Pennsylvania