Yorke Allen Jr.

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Yorke Allen Jr.
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives from the 143rd district
In office
Personal details
Born April 28, 1915
Died April 6, 1989
Norwalk, Connecticut[1]
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Sizer (m. 1946)[2]
Alma mater Princeton University (1936)[1]
Occupation investment banker[1]
Military service
Service/branch US Army[1]
Battles/wars World War II[1]

Yorke Allen Jr. (28 April 1915 – 6 April 1989) was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from the 143rd district from 1979 to 1983. He previously served on the New Canaan Town Council from 1970 to 1978. He was an associate of Rockefeller Brothers Fund.


Allen graduated from Princeton University in 1936. He was President of the Board of Trustees of Lingnan University of Canton, China [3]

He died on 6 April 1989 at Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Yorke Allen Jr". New York Times. 7 April 1989. Retrieved 2015-11-29. 
  2. ^ Obituary: Elizabeth Sizer Allen, NCAdvertiser.com, November 13, 2012.
  3. ^ Archives of the Trustees of Lingnan University, Yale University Library, Retrieved on August 6, 2014.

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