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Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton
Birth: Oct. 28, 1896
Evansville
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1971
Evansville
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA

US Congressman. He was a successful attorney who was counsel for the Intermediate Life Insurance Company and the son of Congressman George Kirkpatrick Denton. At the outbreak of World War II, he re-enlisted in the Army Air Corps and served in the Judge Advocate General's Department at Wright Field, Ohio. In 1948, he was elected to the United States House of Representatives from the 8th Indiana District and served two terms in the 81st and 82nd Congresses as a Democratic. Being defeated in the 1952 election, he returned to Congress in 1955 and served until 1967 in the 84th to 89th Congresses. He was also a World War I veteran and a member of the NATO Parliamentary Conference from 1959 to 1966. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  George Kirkpatrick Denton (1864 - 1926)
 
 Children:
  Sara Denton Ong (1932 - 2012)*
 
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Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Evansville
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Feb 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13484449
Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton
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- Tracey Reid
 Added: Oct. 28, 2013

- Haven's♥Gammy
 Added: Oct. 24, 2012
We will miss you my Brother. (Winfield was a Past Master of Reed Lodge # 316 in Evansville, IN. (1929)
- Hal Bloss
 Added: Dec. 16, 2009
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