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George Allen

Educator, born at Milton, Vermont, 17 December, 1808; died in Worcester, Massachusetts, 28 May, 1876. He was graduated at the University of Vermont in 1827, and admitted to the bar in 1831. Later, he studied theology, and was rector of an Episcopal church at St. Albans, Vermont, from 1834 to 1837. In 1837, he became professor of ancient languages in Delaware College, at Newark, Delaware, and in 1845, he held the same chair at the University of Pennsylvania, at Philadelphia, where he was afterwards professor of Greek. He became a Catholic in 1847.

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APA citation. A'Becket, J.J. (1907). George Allen. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01321a.htm

MLA citation. A'Becket, John Joseph. "George Allen." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01321a.htm>.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. March 1, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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