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Charles Samuel Deneen

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

Member Illinois Ho.

Connections

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