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Denniston to Denson

DENNISTON (Soundex D523) — See also ANNISTONS, BANNISTER, BURNISTON, CANNISTRA, DENISTON, DENNIS, DENNISE, DENNISON, DUNSTAN, KENISTON, KENNISTON, PENISTON, PENISTONE.

  DENNISTON: See also Harry Jacob Anslinger — James Clinton — George Clinton — John Denniston Patton — Lorenzo P. Sanger
  Denniston, Augustus — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County 1st District, 1873-74. Burial location unknown.
  Denniston, Gerst See J. Gerst Denniston
  Denniston, Goldsmith — of Orange County, N.Y.; Steuben County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1838, 1856 (Orange County 1838, Steuben County 1st District 1856). Burial location unknown.
  Denniston, J. Gerst — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Burgess of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Denniston, James G. — of California. Member of California state assembly, 1861-62, 1863 (5th District 1861-62, 8th District 1863). Burial location unknown.
  Denniston, Joseph R. — of Monroe, Monroe County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Denniston, Robert — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1835, 1839-40; member of New York state senate 2nd District, 1841-47. Burial location unknown.
  Denniston, Roy — of Rochester, Fulton County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1916, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Denniston, Susan R. (born c.1944) — of Washington, D.C. Born about 1944. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Denniston, William Henry — also known as William H. Denniston — of Parma Centre, Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 3rd District, 1891-94. Burial location unknown.


DENNLER (Soundex D546) — See also BRENNLER, CHANLER, CONNLEY, CUNNLE, DENN, DENNER, GRUENLER, NUNNLEY, RENDEL, RENDELL, RENDLE, SCHINLER, VANLERBERGHE.

  DENNLER: See also William Fulton Quigg
  Dennler, Herman — of Marlborough, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Marlborough, 1910. Burial location unknown.


DENNO (Soundex D500) — See also DENN, DENNA, DENNY, DENO, DENOIA, DENOWH, DEON, DIANO, DINO, DINU, DONE, DONNE, DONNO, NEDDO, ODDEN, ODEN.

  Denno, Dean — of Michigan. Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 7th District, 1974; Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976. Still living as of 1976.


DENNSTEDT (Soundex D523) — See also BODENSTEDT, BOHNSTED, DREBENSTEDT, HOPPENSTEDT, LINSTEDT, ONSTED, PENNSYLVANIA, QUENSTEDT.

  Dennstedt, Fred — Candidate for Minnesota state senate 1st District, 1934. Burial location unknown.


DENNY (Soundex D500) — See also BENNY, DEANIA, DEANYA, DEENY, DENEE, DENEUI, DENIO, DENN, DENNA, DENNEY, DENNIE, DENNO, DINNIE, DINNY, DINY, DONNY, ENDY, TENNY, YEEND.

  DENNY: See also Kenneth Theodore Anderson — Joseph Franklin Armfield — Francis Jennings Beckwith, Jr. — Denny Bowman — Denny B. Browning — Denny Ray Canterbury, Jr. — Denny Chin — North Todd Gentry — Albert Arnold Gore — Denny Heath — Denny Hoffman — Denny Hoskins — Allan Denny Ivie — Herbert Denny Jameson — Denny K. Jewell — Denny McNamara — J. Denny Moore — Ralph James Scott — Haman C. Staggers — Denny White
  Denny, Allen W. — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Mayor of Des Moines, Iowa, 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, Arthur Armstrong (1822-1899) — also known as Arthur A. Denny — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Salem, Washington County, Ind., June 20, 1822. Postmaster at Seattle, Wash., 1852-53, 1854-55; member of Washington territorial House of Representatives, 1853-61; member Washington territorial council, 1862-63; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Washington Territory, 1865-67. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., January 9, 1899 (age 76 years, 203 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of John Denny (1793-1875).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Denny, Barbara — of Coronado, San Diego County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Coronado, Calif., 2008, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Denny, C. J. — of Jewett, Harrison County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, Caleb S. — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1886-90, 1893-95. Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Cross-reference: William R. Holloway
  Denny, Charles Ruthven, Jr. (b. 1912) — also known as Charles R. Denny — of Washington, D.C. Born in Baltimore, Md., April 11, 1912. Democrat. Lawyer; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1945-47; chair, Federal Communications Commission, 1946-47. Member, Chi Phi. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Ruthven Denny and Beulah (Byrd) Denny; married, December 31, 1937, to Betty Marie Woolsey.
  Denny, Earl R. — American Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 5th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Denny, Ebeneezer (1761-1822) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa., March 11, 1761. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1816-17. Died July 12, 1822 (age 61 years, 123 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Father of Harmar Denny; second great-grandfather of Harmar Denny Denny, Jr. (1886-1966).
  Political family: Denny family of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  Denny, Edward B., Jr. — of Damariscotta, Lincoln County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state senate 11th District, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, Elsie Hinman — of Easton, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Easton, 1946. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, Emery Byrd (1892-1973) — also known as Emery B. Denny — of Gastonia, Gaston County, N.C. Born in Pilot Mountain, Surry County, N.C., November 23, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Gastonia, N.C., 1929-37; North Carolina Democratic state chair, 1940-42; justice of North Carolina state supreme court, 1942-62; appointed 1942; chief justice of North Carolina state supreme court, 1962-66. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons. Died in 1973 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Gabriel Denny and Sarah Delphina (Stone) Denny; married, December 27, 1922, to Bessie Brandt Brown.
  Cross-reference: William Earl Britt
  See also Wikipedia article
  Denny, George, Jr. — of Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, George — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1888, 1896 (speaker), 1900; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, George L. — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1947; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1948; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1948. Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Denny, H. C. — of Gallup, McKinley County, N.M. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, Harmar (1794-1852) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., May 13, 1794. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1829-37 (16th District 1829-33, 22nd District 1833-37). Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 29, 1852 (age 57 years, 261 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Ebeneezer Denny (1761-1822); great-grandfather of Harmar Denny Denny, Jr..
  Political family: Denny family of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  The township of Harmar, Pennsylvania, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Denny, Harmar Denny, Jr. (1886-1966) — also known as Harmar D. Denny, Jr. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., July 2, 1886. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate for mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1941; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 29th District, 1951-53; defeated, 1952; member, Civil Aeronautics Board, 1953-59. Died in Buxton, Derbyshire, England, January 6, 1966 (age 79 years, 188 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Great-grandson of Harmar Denny; second great-grandson of Ebeneezer Denny (1761-1822).
  Political family: Denny family of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Denny, Harry S. — of Ligonier, Westmoreland County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, Henry R. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 33, 1874, 1876, 1879-82. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Denny, J. H. — of Glasgow, Howard County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, J. W. — of Kentucky. Kentucky state attorney general, 1825-32. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, James William (1838-1923) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Frederick County, Va., November 20, 1838. Democrat. Major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1888; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1899-1901, 1903-05. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., April 12, 1923 (age 84 years, 143 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Denny, John (1793-1875) — of Knox County, Ill.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Mercer County, Ky., May 4, 1793. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1830; member of Illinois state senate 19th District, 1849-50. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., July 28, 1875 (age 82 years, 85 days). Original interment at Old Seattle Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.; reinterment in 1884 at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.; cenotaph at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Father of Arthur Armstrong Denny (1822-1899).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Denny, Jordan J. — of Atchison County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Atchison County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, Joseph G., Jr. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, Joseph S. — of White Post, Clarke County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1916; member of Virginia state senate 26th District, 1926-27. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, Marc F. — of California. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California, 1988 (32nd District), 1992 (36th District). Still living as of 1992.
  Denny, Mary — also known as Mary Denny James — of Texas. Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives 63rd District; elected 1992; elected unopposed 1994, 1996; elected 1998, 2000; elected unopposed 2002, 2004; Presidential Elector for Texas, 1992. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Denny, Mary — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Denny, Mary C. — of Aubrey, Denton County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Denny, Michael F. — of San Francisco, Calif. Libertarian. Candidate for mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Denny, Oscar J. — of Sharon, Mercer County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, Peter — Candidate for New York state senate 11th District, 1871; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, R. A. — of Georgia. Georgia state attorney general, 1920-21. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, R. B. — of St. Louis County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis County 2nd District, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, Robert (b. 1880) — of Bloomfield, Stoddard County, Mo. Born in Bloomfield, Stoddard County, Mo., April 24, 1880. Republican. Barrel stave manufacturer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Stoddard County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, February 26, 1906, to Ida Bobbitt.
  Denny, Thomas — of Cranford, Union County, N.J. Mayor of Cranford, N.J., 1999. Still living as of 1999.
  Denny, Tony — of Lexington, Lexington County, S.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Denny, W. C. — of High Point, Guilford County, N.C. Postmaster at High Point, N.C., 1887-89. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, W. C. — of Glasgow, Howard County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Howard County, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Denny, Walter McKennon (1853-1926) — also known as Walter McK. Denny — of Scranton (now part of Pascagoula), Jackson County, Miss. Born in Moss Point, Jackson County, Miss., October 28, 1853. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Mississippi 6th District, 1895-97. Died in Pascagoula, Jackson County, Miss., November 5, 1926 (age 73 years, 8 days). Interment at Machpelah Cemetery, Pascagoula, Miss.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


DENO (Soundex D500) — See also BENO, CLENDENON, DELNO, DEMO, DENA, DENBO, DENE, DENIO, DENNO, DENOIA, DENORMANDIE, DENOUDEN, DENOVELLIS, DENOWH, DENOYELLES, DEON, DERO, DIANO, DINO, DINU, DONE, DONNE, GOODENOUGH, GOODENOW, NEDDO, ODDEN, ODEN, RIDENOUR, SEDENO, TENO.

  DENO: See also Deno A. Hicks


DENOIA (Soundex D500) — See also BENOIST, BENOIT, CLENDENON, DENNO, DENO, DENORMANDIE, DENOUDEN, DENOVELLIS, DENOWH, DENOYELLES, DIANO, DINO, DINU, DORGENOIS, GENOIS, GOODENOUGH, GOODENOW, LENOIR, ONEIDA, RIDENOUR, SEDENO, VENOID.

  DeNoia, John — of Middlesex County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 19th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  De Noia, Richard — of Groton, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1968. Still living as of 1968.


DENORMANDIE (Soundex D565) — See also ARMAND, BRANDIE, BRANDIES, CANDIES, CLENDENON, DENO, DENOIA, DENOUDEN, DENOVELLIS, DENOWH, DENOYELLES, DORMANDY, GOODENOUGH, GOODENOW, MANDICH, MANDIGO, MANDINGO, MANDIVILLE, MCDERMAND, NORMAJEAN, NORMAN, NORMAND, NORMANDIN, NORMANT, ORMAND, RIDENOUR, ROMANDIA, SANDIE, SEDENO, VANDIEN, VANDIEST, VANNORMAN, VANORMAN, ZANDIE.

  DENORMANDIE: See also Charles Flowers
  DeNormandie, William Penn (1824-1881) — also known as William P. DeNormandie — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in Yardley, Bucks County, Pa., September 28, 1824. Republican. Mayor of Austin, Tex., 1853; postmaster at Austin, Tex., 1865-69. Died in Austin, Travis County, Tex., November 28, 1881 (age 57 years, 61 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Presumably named for: William Penn
  Relatives: Married to Catherina S. TenEyck.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


DENOUDEN (Soundex D535) — See also BOUDENZ, CLENDENON, COUDEN, DANDENEAU, DENO, DENOIA, DENORMANDIE, DENOVELLIS, DENOWH, DENOYELLES, DUNDON, GONNOUD, GOODENOUGH, GOODENOW, LOUDEN, LOUDENBACK, LOUDENSLAGER, NOUD, RENOUD, RIDENOUR, SEDENO, WOUDENBERG.

  Den Ouden, Gaylin L. R. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 21-B, 1977-86. Still living as of 1986.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record


DENOVELLIS (Soundex D514) — See also AVELLINO, CLENDENON, CROVELLI, DENO, DENOIA, DENORMANDIE, DENOUDEN, DENOWH, DENOYELLES, GENOVESE, GENOVESI, GOODENOUGH, GOODENOW, HEMENOVER, MACHIAVELLI, NOVEL, NOVELLA, NOVELLI, NOVELLINE, NOVELLO, RIDENOUR, SCHIAVELLI, SCHULTENOVER, SEDENO, TRIVELLI, VELLI, VELLIE.

  DeNovellis, Frank N. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 1st District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.


DENOWH (Soundex D500) — See also CLENDENON, DENNO, DENO, DENOIA, DENORMANDIE, DENOUDEN, DENOVELLIS, DENOYELLES, DIANO, DINO, DINU, GOODENOUGH, GOODENOW, HENWOOD, HOWDEN, RIDENOUR, SEDENO, SNOWHOOK, WHEDON, WHEEDON.

  Denowh, Chuck — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


DENOYELLES (Soundex D542) — See also BENOY, CLENDENON, DANELIUS, DENO, DENOIA, DENORMANDIE, DENOUDEN, DENOVELLIS, DENOWH, DOYEL, FRENOY, GOODENOUGH, GOODENOW, KEENOY, KENOYER, MARYELLEN, NOYELLES, PENOYER, RIDENOUR, SEDENO, TENOYUCA, YELLEN.

  DeNoyelles, Edward — of Rockland County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rockland County, 1841-42. Burial location unknown.
  DeNoyelles, Frank — of Haverstraw, Rockland County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rockland County, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Denoyelles, Peter (1766-1829) — of Rockland County, N.Y. Born in Haverstraw, Rockland County, N.Y., 1766. Member of New York state assembly from Rockland County, 1801-03; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1813-15. Died in Haverstraw, Rockland County, N.Y., May 6, 1829 (age about 62 years). Interment at Mt. Repose Cemetery, Haverstraw, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


DENSBERGER (Soundex D521) — See also BERGER, BROWNSBERGER, ECKENSBERGER, ERNSBERGER, GINSBERG, HARNSBERG, HARNSBERGER, HONSBERGER, HUNSBERGER, VENSBERG, WOLFENSBERGER.

  Densberger, Robert G. — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Elmira, N.Y., 1980-81. Still living as of 1981.


DENSLOW (Soundex D524) — See also ANSLOW, DANCEL, DANZILO, DENZEL, DONZELL, DONZELLA, DUNSIL, ENSLOW, FANSLOW, LAUDENSLAGER, LOUDENSLAGER, LOWNDES, ONSLOW, WINSLOW, WINSLOWE.

  Denslow, William M. — of Grundy County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Grundy County, 1895-98. Burial location unknown.


DENSMORE (Soundex D525) — See also DINSMOOR, DINSMORE, DUNSMOOR, DUNSMORE, MORE, WINSMORE.

  DENSMORE: See also J. Densmore Battles — Densmore Cramer — John Depinet — Chillus Doty
  Densmore, Al — of Medford, Jackson County, Ore. Mayor of Medford, Ore., 1981. Still living as of 1981.
  Densmore, Clarence E. — of Livingston County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Livingston County, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Densmore, Fenno E. (1889-1978) — of Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Mich. Born October 6, 1889. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1942; Prohibition candidate for Michigan state senate, 1944 (7th District), 1946 (10th District), 1948 (10th District), 1954 (10th District); Prohibition candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1953; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1964. Died in Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Mich., April 4, 1978 (age 88 years, 180 days). Burial location unknown.
  Densmore, Orin — of Goodhue County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 9, 1870-71. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record


DENSON (Soundex D525) — See also BENSON, DANSON, DEMSON, DENISON, DUENZEN, DUNSON, EDENSO, GEJDENSON, GOLDENSOHN, LADENSON, SNEDDON.

  DENSON: See also Claude Denson Pepper — James Denson Sayers
  Denson, Charles — of Hunterdon County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hunterdon County, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Denson, Chester R. — of Minonk, Woodford County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1928 (alternate), 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Denson, Farnham — of Miles City, Custer County, Mont. Mayor of Miles City, Mont., 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Denson, John Vernon II — of Opelika, Lee County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1972. Still living as of 2000.
  Relatives: Son of Nimrod Davis Denson, Jr. and Annie Elizabeth (Rush) Denson (born 1897); married to Rose Anne McCorkle; grandson of Nimrod Davis Denson (1856-1927); grandnephew of William Henry Denson.
  Political family: Denson family of Opelika, Alabama.
  Denson, N. D. See Nimrod Davis Denson
  Denson, Nim See Nimrod Davis Denson, Jr.
  Denson, Nimrod Davis (1856-1927) — also known as N. D. Denson — of Lafayette, Chambers County, Ala.; Opelika, Lee County, Ala. Born in Russell County, Ala., June 20, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alabama state senate, 1884-88; circuit judge in Alabama, 1892-1904; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1900, 1916; associate justice of Alabama state supreme court, 1904-09. Died in Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga., March 25, 1927 (age 70 years, 278 days). Interment at Rosemere Cemetery, Opelika, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Augustus Russel Denson (1812-1871) and Elizabeth (Ivey) Denson (1819-1899); brother of William Henry Denson; married, December 19, 1883, to Carrie Eugenia Vernon (1861-1953); father of Nimrod Davis Denson, Jr. (1887-1958); grandfather of John Vernon Denson II; fourth cousin once removed of Samuel Crawford Denson.
  Political family: Denson family of Opelika, Alabama.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Denson, Nimrod Davis, Jr. (1887-1958) — also known as Nim Denson — of Opelika, Lee County, Ala. Born in Alabama, January 31, 1887. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1936. Died June 13, 1958 (age 71 years, 133 days). Interment at Rosemere Cemetery, Opelika, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Nimrod Davis Denson and Carrie (Vernon) Denson (1861-1953); married 1920 to Annie Elizabeth Rush (born 1897); father of John Vernon Denson II; nephew of William Henry Denson (1846-1906).
  Political family: Denson family of Opelika, Alabama.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Denson, Samuel Crawford (1839-1917) — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif.; Nevada; San Francisco, Calif.; Easton (now part of Burlingame), San Mateo County, Calif. Born in Ursa, Adams County, Ill., September 23, 1839. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in California 6th District, 1876-81; superior court judge in California, 1881-83; member of Nevada state house of representatives, 1885-86; Ormsby County District Attorney, 1886-88; director and general counsel, Pacific Coast Steel Company. Member, Freemasons; Union League. Died in Easton (now part of Burlingame), San Mateo County, Calif., July 26, 1917 (age 77 years, 306 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Denson (1807-1884) and Emily Ann (Crawford) Denson (1817-1903); married 1866 to Mary M. Beatty (sister of William Henry Beatty (1838-1914)); married, June 3, 1891, to Laura Mae Ames; fourth cousin once removed of William Henry Denson and Nimrod Davis Denson.
  Political family: Denson family of Opelika, Alabama.
  Denson, William Henry (1846-1906) — also known as William H. Denson — of Lafayette, Chambers County, Ala. Born in Uchee, Russell County, Ala., March 4, 1846. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1876; U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama, 1885-89; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, 1885-89; U.S. Representative from Alabama 7th District, 1893-95. Died in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., September 26, 1906 (age 60 years, 206 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Augustus Russel Denson (1812-1871) and Elizabeth (Ivey) Denson (1819-1899); brother of Nimrod Davis Denson (1856-1927); uncle of Nimrod Davis Denson, Jr.; granduncle of John Vernon Denson II; fourth cousin once removed of Samuel Crawford Denson.
  Political family: Denson family of Opelika, Alabama.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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