Ulysses G. Denman

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Ulysses Grant Denman
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24th Ohio Attorney General
In office
November 6, 1908 – January 9, 1911
Appointed by Andrew L. Harris
Preceded by Wade H. Ellis
Succeeded by Timothy S. Hogan
Personal details
Born (1866-11-24)November 24, 1866
Willshire, Ohio
Died October 30, 1962(1962-10-30) (aged 95)
Toledo, Ohio
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Francis May Neptune
Children one
Alma mater

Ulysses Grant Denman (November 26, 1866 – October 30, 1962) was a Republican politician from the state of Ohio. He was Ohio Attorney General from 1908-1911 .

Denman was born November 24, 1866 at Willshire, Ohio. Graduated from the public schools of Willshire, National Normal University, Lebanon, Ohio, and Northern Indiana Normal School, Valparaiso, Indiana. He was named Superintendent of the Public Schools of Willshire in 1889, which he retained for three years. He then entered law school in 1892.[1] He graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 1894. He was admitted to the Ohio bar in 1894, and to practice at the United States Supreme Court in 1904.[2]

Denman was married to Francis May Neptune on December 26, 1890, and had one daughter. He was a Methodist by faith, and member of BPOE. He practiced law in Toledo, Ohio.[2]

Denman was Assistant City Solicitor of Toledo 1899-1901, and represented Lucas County in the Ohio House of Representatives in the 65th General Assembly, 1902-1903.[3] He was elected as a Republican to State Attorney General in 1908. November 6, 1908, Attorney General Wade H. Ellis resigned,[4] and Denman was appointed by Governor Harris to fill the interim until his two year term began January, 1909. He was appointed United States District Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio in 1911, resigning in 1914.[2]

Denman died in 1962 at a nursing home.[5]


  1. Taylor 1903 : 411
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Neff 1921 : 366
  3. Ohio 1917 : 301
  4. Galbreath, Charles Burleigh (1925). History of Ohio. IV. Chicago: The American Historical Society. p. 244. ISBN 978-0-7812-5367-3.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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Legal offices
Preceded by
Wade H. Ellis
Ohio Attorney General
Succeeded by
Timothy S. Hogan
Ohio House of Representatives
Preceded by
George Demuth
Representative from Lucas County
Succeeded by
Charles Farner