Denver S. Church, US Congress

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Denver Samuel Church

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Birthplace: Folsom, Sacramento County, California, USA
Death: Died in Fresno, Fresno, California, USA
Place of Burial: Fresno, Fresno, California, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Emory Jesse Church and Catherine Church
Husband of Louise Church
Father of Edrie Turner and Fern Louise Peckinpah
Brother of Millard Church; Melissa Church; Lucius Church and George Church

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About Denver S. Church, US Congress

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Denver Samuel Church (December 11, 1862 - February 21, 1952) was a U.S. Representative from California.

Born in Folsom City, California, Church attended the common schools. He was graduated from Healdsburg (California) College in 1885. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1893 and commenced practice in Fresno, California. He served as district attorney of Fresno County 1907-1913. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1916.

Church was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third, Sixty-fourth, and Sixty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1919). On Apr 5, 1917, he was one of 50 representatives who voted against declaring war on Germany. He was not a candidate for re-nomination in 1918. He resumed the practice of law in Fresno, California. Superior judge of Fresno County 1924-1930.

Church was elected to the Seventy-third Congress (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1935). He was not a candidate for re-nomination in 1934. He resumed the practice of law. He died in Fresno, California, February 21, 1952. He was interred in Belmont Memorial Park.

He is the maternal grandfather of famed director Sam Peckinpah.

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Denver S. Church, US Congress's Timeline

1862
December 11, 1862
Folsom, Sacramento County, California, USA
1893
1893
Age 30
1903
1903
Age 40
1952
February 21, 1952
Age 89
Fresno, Fresno, California, USA
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Fresno, Fresno, California, USA