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Edwin Denby
Birth: Feb. 18, 1870
Evansville
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 8, 1929
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

US Congressman, Presidential Cabinet Secretary. He served in the United States Navy during the Spanish-American War as a Gunner's Mate, 3rd Class on board the "USS Yosemite". He elected as a Republican to represent Michigan's 1st Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1905 to 1911. He was defeated in 1910. In 1921 he was appointed by President Warren G. Harding as United States Secretary of the Navy, a post he served in until he resigned in 1924 in the wake of the Teapot Dome scandal. During World War I he served active duty in the United States Marine Corps, rising to the rank of Major. 
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Lakeview Section, Lot 20
 
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Record added: Mar 11, 2003
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From Internat'l Who's Who, 1912Edwin Denby, son of the Hon. Charles and Martha (Fitch) Denby, brother of Charles Denby, became consul-general of Shanghai, China (1907-09)and Vienna, Austria, which he now holds. Educated at Princeton.
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