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Edward Harrison Allen, who has practiced his profession at Piqua actively and ably for a long period of years, is a native of Miami county, born at Conover, Ohio, June 15, 1874, a son of Andrew J. and Sarah Leonora (Brecount) Allen. After attending the public school at Conover, Mr. Allen pursued a course at the Ohio Wesleyan University where he received the degree of Bachelor of Arts, and later took post-graduate work at Harvard University. He received his degree in law at the Ohio State University and immediately began to practice here, having since built up a large and lucrative professional business. Mr. Allen has been entrusted with the management of a variety of important cases. His practice has always been marked by earnest preparation, keen analysis of testimony and forcible promulgation of principles, evincing an extensive knowledge of legal principles and their wise and ready application. During the war period, Mr. Allen did publicity work of a valuable character in connection with the war loan drives and was captain of his precinct. He married Luella, daughter of Stockton and Elizabeth (McCann) Frazier, and a sister of judge A. A. Frazier, of Muskingum county court. Three children have been born to Mr. and Mrs. Allen: Elizabeth Leonora, who is a student at Dennison University; Edward H. and Mary Rose. Mr. Allen is a member of the Masons and Knights of Pythias, is a director of the chamber of commerce, and holds membership in the Piqua Club. With Mrs. Allen, he belongs to the Presbyterian church. His business connections are numerous and important and include directorships in the Meteor Motor Company and the Metal & Wood Products Company.

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