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Frank P. Allen

District Court Judge

Elected in 1905

Judge Allen was born in New York City, December 19, 1859. He attended school in the United States, Germany, France and England. Graduated from Princeton University in 1881. Came to Dakota Territory in 1882, settling in Lisbon, North Dakota. He was elected Probate Judge of Ransom County in 1886. Served as County Judge with Increased Jurisdiction for several terms. He was elected Judge of the Fourth Judicial District in 1904, he served until 1919, when the judicial districts were revised he became Judge of the Third Judicial District from 1919 until his resignation in 1923. Judge Allen died in Glendale, California on November 14, 1947.