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Charles Samuel Deneen

In office
February 26, 1925 – March 4, 1931
Preceded by Joseph M. McCormick
Succeeded by J. Hamilton Lewis

In office
January 9, 1905 – February 3, 1913
Preceded by Richard Yates
Succeeded by Edward F. Dunne

Born May 4, 1863
Edwardsville, Illinois
Died February 5, 1940
Chicago, Illinois
Political party Republican

Charles Samuel Deneen (May 4, 1863 – February 5, 1940) was the 23rd Governor of Illinois, serving from 1905 to 1913, and as a U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1925-1931. Deneen also served as a member of the Illinois House of Representatives in 1892. He had also been the lead prosecutor in Chicago's infamous Adolph Luetgert murder trial.

Deneen was born in Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois to Samuel H. Deneen and Mary Frances Ashley. He died in Chicago and was interred there in the Oak Woods Cemetery.

Political offices
Preceded by
Richard Yates
Governor of Illinois
Succeeded by
Edward F. Dunne


This article incorporates facts obtained from The Political Graveyard.



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