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Robert Vernon Denney, American judge. Decorated Bronze Star; recipient Alumni Merit award Creighton U., 1976.

Background

Denney, Robert Vernon was born on April 11, 1916 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States. Son of Arthur J. and Helen (Weaver) Denney.

Education

Student Peru State Teachers College, 1933-1934, U. Nebraska, 1934-1936. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Creighton U., 1939.

Career

Bar, 1939; practice in Nebraska, 1939-1940, 45-81. Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1940-1941. Attorney Jefferson County, Nebraska, 1947, Fairbury, 1951.

Member 90th-91st Congresses 1st District Nebraska. United States district judge, Nebraska, 1971-1981. President Fairbury Industrial Development Corporation, 1960.

Member Fairbury School Board, 1956. Chairman Jefferson County Republican Committee, 1960, Nebraska Republican Party, 1960-1964.

Membership

Member 90th-91st Congresses 1st District Nebraska. Member Fairbury School Board, 1956. Chairman Jefferson County Republican Committee, 1960, Nebraska Republican Party, 1960-1964.

Served lieutenant colonel United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Fairbury Chamber of Commerce (past president), American Legion (past post commander), Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner), Lion.

Clubs: Fairbury Executives (president), Fairbury Country (president).

Connections

Married Ruth Conklin, December 21, 1940. Children: Vernon, David, Michael, Deborah Admitted to Nebraska.

father:
Arthur J. Denney

mother:
Helen (Weaver) Denney

spouse:
Ruth Conklin

children:
Deborah Admitted to Nebr Denney

David Denney

Michael Denney

Vernon Denney