Edward Normand “Ned” Allen (1891-1972) [NRA 1958]
American politician & landscape painter ;
Edward Allen ; E. N. Allen ; E.N. Allen ; E. Normand Allen ; Ned Allen ;
[Born April 18, 1891 in Hartford, CT – died November 14, 1972 in West Hartford, CT]


SAL record control number: 63502 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;



Birth: April 18, 1891 in Hartford, CT ;
Death: died at home on November 4, 1972 in West Hartford, CT ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Aries ;

Known for: Landscape painting ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Landscape ;

Areas: Hartford, CT ; New York, NY ; New Haven, CT ;
Region: North East ;
Lived: 34 Gloucester Lane, West Hartford, CT ( -1972);
Father: Normand Francis Allen (1862-1922), department store owner, founder ;
Mother: Caroline White (Olmsted) Allen (1863-1940) ;
Spouse: Ruby (Tuttle) Allen (?-?) , wife, married 1916 ; Mildred (Pomeranz) Allen (1908-1961), second wife, married 1936 ; Jane P Crery Cosley (?-?), third wife, married 1962 ;
Children: Normand F. Allen, son ; Mrs. Edward Merrick, daughter ; Mrs. Robert B. Talbot, daughter ; Frances Allen, daughter ; Mary Meyers, daughter ;

Training: Norwich University, Norwich, CT ; Sheffield Scientific School at Yale University, New Haven, CT (1914) ;
Work: Sage-Allen and Company, Hartford, CT, worked as a clerk (1915), vice-president (1920), president (1936) and chairman of the board (1963) ; Hartford, CT, mayor (1947) ; Hartford, CT, police commissioner (1920-1924) ; Connecticut, Lieutenant Governor (1951-1955) ; Connecticut, Senator (1927-1929), chairman of the newly formed Aviation committee ; Hillyer College, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT, board of governors ; Hartford Public Library, Hartford, CT, board of directors ; Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, board of trustees ;


Member: National Retail Merchants Association, Richmond, VA, president ; Connecticut Retail Merchants Association, New Haven, CT ; Hartford Chamber of Commerce, Hartford, CT ; New England and Connecticut Economic council, CT ;  Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, Hartford, CT ; honorary council member ; American Red Cross, Hartford chapter, Hartford, CT, chairman ; Freemasons, Hartford, CT ; Hartford Club, Hartford, CT ; University Club, Hartford, CT ; Yale Club of New York, New York, NY ; Yale Club of Hartford, Hartford, CT ; Canoe Club, Hartford, CT ; Connecticut Water Color Society, Hartford, CT ; Society of Founders of Hartford, Hartford, CT ; Shriners Sphinx Temple, Hartford, CT ; Royal Order of Jesters, Hartford, CT ; Hartford Salmagundian, Hartford, CT (1953) ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, artist member, nominated by Furman Fink, seconded by Henry A. Nordhausen and Herbert Bragg ;
Exhibited with: Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, Hartford, CT ;
Awards: Hartford Jewish War Veterans, citizens award (1945) ;


Notes: Part of the Republican party ;




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