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 William Denning

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William Denning

  • Birth Apr 1740 Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  • Death 30 Oct 1819 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 22129707

US Congressman. He relocated to America as a child and later became successful as a merchant in New York City. From 1775 to 1777, he was deputy to the New York Provincial Congress, a member of the convention of State Representatives in 1776 and 1777, served in the State Assembly from 1784 to 1787 and in the State Senate from 1798 to 1808. In 1809, he was elected as a Republican to the Eleventh Congress and served until his resignation in 1810.

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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 12 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22129707
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Denning (Apr 1740–30 Oct 1819), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22129707, citing Saint Paul's Chapel and Churchyard, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .