From the front cover of September 1904's The Postal Record magazine
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New Jersey's 9th district
March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1905
|Marshall Van Winkle|
|Born||July 12, 1867|
Brooklyn, New York City, New York
|Died||November 6, 1942 (aged 75)|
Bayonne, New Jersey
Allan Benny (July 12, 1867, Brooklyn, New York - November 6, 1942, Bayonne, New Jersey) was an American Democratic Party politician from New Jersey who represented the 9th congressional district for one term from 1903 to 1905.
He was a member of the Bayonne city council from 1892-1894. Benny was a member of the New Jersey General Assembly from 1898-1900. He was prosecuting attorney of Bayonne from 1900 to 1903, when he resigned, having been elected to Congress.
Benny was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth Congress, serving in office from March 4, 1903, to March 3, 1905, but was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1904 to the Fifty-ninth Congress.
After leaving Congress, he resumed his law practice, and was assistant librarian of the law library in the courthouse at Jersey City until his death.