Maryon Pittman Allen

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Maryon Pittman Allen
Maryon pittman allen.jpg
United States Senator
from Alabama
In office
June 8, 1978 – November 7, 1978
Preceded byJames Allen
Succeeded byDonald Stewart
Personal details
Born(1925-11-30)November 30, 1925
Meridian, Mississippi, U.S.
DiedJuly 23, 2018(2018-07-23) (aged 92)
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Joshua Mullins (1946–1959)
James Allen (1964–1978)
Children3
2 stepchildren
Alma materUniversity of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
ReligionChurches of Christ

Maryon Pittman Allen (November 30, 1925 – July 23, 2018) was an American journalist. She served as United States Senator from Alabama for five months in 1978, after her husband, Senator James B. Allen, died in office.[1]

Allen died on July 23, 2018 in Birmingham, Alabama at the age of 92.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Women Representatives and Senators by Congress, 95th Congress, 1977–1979", Women in Congress, Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, retrieved March 4, 2012
  2. Former US Senator Maryon Allen Dies at 92