Joseph Allen (congressman)

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Joseph Allen
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 10th district
In office
October 8, 1810 – March 3, 1811
Preceded byJabez Upham
Succeeded byElijah Brigham
Personal details
Born(1749-09-02)September 2, 1749
Boston, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British America
DiedSeptember 2, 1827(1827-09-02) (aged 78)
Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political partyFederalist
Alma materHarvard University

Joseph Allen (September 2, 1749 – September 2, 1827) was a member of the eleventh United States Congress from Massachusetts's 10th congressional district (1810–1811).

He was born in Boston in the Province of Massachusetts Bay, and graduated from Harvard University in 1774. He worked in a business in Leicester, in 1774, moving to Worcester in 1776. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1810, serving in that capacity through 1811. He died in Worcester in 1827.


  • Who Was Who in America: Historical Volume 1607-1896. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1967.
  • United States Congress. "Joseph Allen (id: A000136)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Joseph Allen at Find a Grave
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jabez Upham
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 10th congressional district

October 8, 1810 – March 3, 1811
Succeeded by
Elijah Brigham