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Allen J. Furlow, Minnesota Congressman

Allen John Furlow (November 9, 1890 – January 29, 1954) was a Representative from Minnesota; born in Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, November 9, 1890; attended the public schools; was graduated from Rochester High School in 1910; during the First World War served overseas as a pilot in the aviation branch of the Army; promoted to first lieutenant; was graduated from the law department of George Washington University, Washington, D.C., in 1920; was admitted to the bar in 1920 and commenced practice in Rochester, Minnesota; member of the Minnesota Senate 1923 – 1925; elected as a Republican to the 69th and 70th congresses, (March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1929); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1928; employed in the legal department of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation, Washington, D.C., in 1929 and 1930; in 1933 was appointed by the United States Attorney General as a special assistant in cases assigned under the petroleum code; was in the legal department of the Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C., 1934 – 1937; returned to Rochester, Minnesota, and practiced law until his death, January 29, 1954; interment in Oakwood Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Allen J. Furlow (id: F000433)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Sydney Anderson
U.S. Representative from Minnesota's 1st congressional district
Succeeded by
Victor Christgau