William Denman Papers, [ca. 1900-1959]

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William Denman Papers, [ca. 1900-1959]

William Denman Papers, [ca. 1900-1959]

Correspondence; reports; speeches and publications; legal and financial papers; briefs, arguments and other legal documents; copies of judicial opinions; scrapbooks; clippings. Mainly concerning his legal and judicial career, his interest in politics and judicial and electoral reforms, his chairmanship of the U.S. Shipping Board and his association with the Coos Bay Lumber Co. A few papers of his wife, Leslie Van Ness Denman, concerning the world's fair at San Francisco, 1939-40, included.

Number of containers: 42 boxes, 32 cartons, 21 v., 1 oversize folder

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Denman, William, 1872-1959

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After his resignation from the Shipping Board, Denman returned to his law practice in San Francisco. He was later appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals and was named Chief Judge in 1948. From the description of William Denman miscellany, 1917-1959. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 48781370 Biography William Denman was born in San Francisco on November 7, 1872, the son of James and Helen Virginia ...