Allan Benny

Allan Benny ( born July 12, 1867 in New York City; † November 6, 1942 in Bayonne, New Jersey ) was an American politician. Between 1903 and 1905 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Allan Benny attended the public schools in Bayonne. After a subsequent law degree in 1899 and its recent approval as a lawyer, he started to work there in his new profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. In the years 1892-1894 Benny was a member of the City Council of Bayonne; 1898 to 1900 he sat as an MP in the New Jersey General Assembly. He then until 1903 worked as a prosecutor in Bayonne.

In the congressional elections of 1902, Benny was in the then newly created ninth electoral district of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he took up his new mandate on March 4, 1903. As he said Republicans Marshall Van Winkle was subject in 1906, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1905. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Allan Benny practiced as a lawyer again. He was also deputy head of the Court Library in Jersey City. He died on November 6, 1942 in Bayonne.

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