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Lucius Parmenias Deming, American lawyer. member firm Deming, Browning & Company, dry goods, 1867.


Deming, Lucius Parmenias was born on March 10, 1836 in W. Stockbridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Carleton and Polly Mary (Slauter) Deming.


Educated Massachusetts country schools, 1840-1850, Russell’s Military School, New Haven, Connecticut, 1853-1854, law department Yale, Bachelor of Laws, 1877 (prize for Townsend Oration).


Began studying law with Lucius Peck, New Haven, 1857. Health failed, went to sea, 7 years captain coasting vessel. Member firm Deming, Browning & Company, dry goods, 1867.

Began law practice, 1877, and was chairman State Prison Labor communications of Connecticut Legislature, 1877-1878. Assistant city attorney, New Haven, 1879. Assistant judge, 1880, judge, 1881, city court, New Haven.

Judge Court of Common Pleas, New Haven Company, 1883-1887. Practiced law, New Haven, 1887-1900. Since 1900 in charge mining business of The Alessandro Copper Mining Company (director, attorney and manager) at Silver City, N. Mexico.

Director and attorney E. B. Sheldon Company, Gem Turquoise Company Was judge advocate 2d Company, Government's Horse Guards, New Haven. Chairman New Haven Republican town committee, Blaine campaign, 1884. Assisted in organizing first fraternal insurance association in the United States.

Assisted in organizing and was first president Connecticut Society, and first president general National Society, S.A.R.


Member firm Deming, Browning & Company, dry goods, 1867.


Married New Haven, December 26, 1874, Eleanor M. Parmalee.

John Carleton Deming

Polly Mary (Slauter) Deming

New Haven