John Allen, 3rd Viscount Allen

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John Allen, 3rd Viscount Allen (11 June 1713 – 25 May 1745), was an Irish peer and politician.

He was the son of Joshua Allen, 2nd Viscount Allen. Allen was a member of parliament (MP) for Carysfort from 1733 until 1742, when he succeeded his father as Viscount Allen. In 1744, he was elected Grandmaster of the Grand Lodge of Ireland, a post he held for the next three years. [1]

He never married and, on his death, his titles passed to his cousin.

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References

  1. Waite, Arthur Edward (2007). A New Encyclopedia of Freemasonry. Vol. I. Cosimo, Inc. p. 400. ISBN   978-1-60206-641-0.
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Carysfort
1733–1742
With: Richard Hull
Succeeded by
Masonic offices
Preceded by Grandmaster of the Grand Lodge of Ireland
1744–1747
Succeeded by
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by Viscount Allen
1742–1745
Succeeded by