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Charles Samuel Deneen

Charles Samuel Deneen, American senator, governor. member Illinois Ho.


  • Deneen, Charles Samuel was born on May 4, 1863 in Edwardsville, Illinois, United States. Son of Samuel H. and Mary F. (Ashley) Deneen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, McKendree College, 1882, A.M., Doctor of Laws from same.


    • Admitted to bar, 1886. Practiced at Chicago, 1890-1904. Member Illinois House of Representatives, 1892.

      Attorney for Sanitary District, Chicago, 1895-1896. State’s attorney Cook Company, Illinois, 1896-1904. Governor of Illinois, 1905-1909, 1909-1913.

      Resumed practice of law at Chicago. Appointed United States Senator, February 25, 1925, to serve unexpired term of Honorary Medill McCormick, deceased, and elected to same office for term, 1925-1931. Resumed practice of law at Chicago.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member Illinois Ho.


    • Married Bina Day Maloney, May 10, 1891. Children: Charles Ashley, Dorothy (Mistress.
    • father: Samuel H. Deneen
    • mother: Mary F. (Ashley) Deneen
    • spouse: Bina Day Maloney
    • children: Charles Ashley Deneen
    • Dorothy (Mrs Deneen
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    Died February 5, 1940
    (aged 76)