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us: Denny, Arthur Armstrong, 1822-1899


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    • us: Denny, Arthur A. (Arthur Armstrong), 1822-1899
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18220620
    • Death Date

        18990109
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Washington County (Ind.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Seattle (Wash.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Seattle (Wash.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Washington Territory. Legislative Assembly. House of Representatives
    • Organization

        (naf) Washington Territory. Legislative Assembly. House of Representatives
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
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  • Sources

    • found: His Pioneer days on Puget Sound, 1908.
    • found: NUCMC data from Univ. Wash. Lib. for His Papers, 1850-1896 (Arthur Armstrong Denny; 1822-1899; civic leader, public official)
    • found: Bagley, C.B. Hist. of Seattle, 1916: v. 2 (Arthur Armstrong Denny; s. John & Sarah (Wilson) D.; m. Mary Ann Boren; moved from Ill. to Ore., 1851; to Wash., 1852; one of founding fathers of Seattle; Republican; active in politics; served as delegate from Wash. Ter. to US Cong.; prominent businessman & merchant; memb. Dexter Horton & Co., Seattle bankers)
    • found: HistoryLink.org, July 24, 2013 (Denny, Arthur Armstrong (1822-1899); born near Salem, Washington County, Indiana on June 20, 1822; died January 9, 1899)
    • found: Wikipedia, July 24, 2013 (Arthur A. Denny; Arthur Armstrong Denny (June 20, 1822-January 9, 1899); one of the founders of Seattle, Washington; born near Salem, Washington County, Indiana; died Seattle, Washington; was a county commissioner first for Thurston County (in what was then still part of the Oregon Territory), and then, after Washington became a separate territory, for King County; served as Seattle's first postmaster and in the territorial House of Representatives for nine consecutive terms, including serving a term as speaker; was involved in founding the University of Washington and donated much of the land for its original site)
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