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Gen Franklin Augustus Denison
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Birth: 1862
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 1932
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Graduated 1888 Lincoln University, Pennsylvania. 1890 valedictorian graduate of Law, Northwestern University. Assistant Attorney General of Illinois in 1891. Major of 8th Infantry Illiois, Spanish- American War in Cuba. Colonel of Illinois 370th Infantry WWI in France 1917. First Black-American soldier to rise above rank of Colonel in 1918 when promoted to Brigadier-General. Denison retired military in 1922. 
 
Burial:
Oak Woods Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Kim Runkel
Record added: Jun 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27246830
Gen Franklin Augustus Denison
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Gen Franklin Augustus Denison
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Gen Franklin Augustus Denison
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- Kim Runkel
 Added: Nov. 24, 2008
 
 
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