Edward E. Denison


Edward E. Denison

Edward Everett Denison (August 28, 1873 - June 17, 1953) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Born in Marion, Illinois, Denison attended the public schools.He was graduated from Baylor University, Waco, Texas, in 1895, from Yale University, in 1896, and from Columbian (now George Washington) University Law School, Washington, D.C., in 1899.He was admitted to the bar in 1899 and commenced practice in Marion, Illinois, in 1900.He engaged in the banking business for one year.

Denison was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1931).He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1930 to the Seventy-second Congress and for election in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress.He resumed the general practice of law in Marion, Illinois.He was an unsuccessful candidate for circuit judge of the first judicial circuit of Illinois in 1939.He died in Carbondale, Illinois, June 17, 1953.He was interred in Maplewood Cemetery, Marion, Illinois.

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