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Edwin DENBY

American Edwin DENBY

American lawyer and politician who served as Secretary of the Navy

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on February 18, 1870 in Evansville, Indiana, USA
Died: on February 08, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan, USA


Biography

Denby was born in Evansville, Indiana, where he attended the public schools. In 1885, his father, Charles Harvey Denby, was appointed United States minister at Peking, China, by President Grover Cleveland, and Edwin accompanied him. He worked in the maritime customs service from 1887 to 1894. He then returned to the United States and graduated from law school at the University of Michigan in 1896. While attending the University of Michigan, Denby played on the 1895 Michigan Wolverines football team. He was subsequently admitted to the bar and began practicing as a lawyer in Detroit.

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- Category American politician