|Matthew Rombach Denver|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 6th district
March 4, 1907 – March 3, 1913
|Preceded by||Thomas E. Scroggy|
|Succeeded by||Simeon D. Fess|
December 21, 1870|
|Died||May 13, 1954
|Resting place||Sugar Grove Cemetery|
Born in Rombach Place in Wilmington, Ohio, Denver attended public schools there. He graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. in 1892. He was involved in agriculture, banking and manufacturing. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1896, 1908, 1912, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, and 1936 and as a member of the Democratic State committee from 1896 to 1908.
Denver was elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth, Sixty-first, and Sixty-second Congresses (March 4, 1907-March 3, 1913). He declined candidacy for reelection in 1912 to the Sixty-third Congress. He returned to banking in Wilmington and served as president of the Ohio Bankers' Association in 1918 and 1919.
Denver was again elected a member of the Democratic State committee for the 1926-1928 term. He served as president of the Clinton County National Bank & Trust Co. from 1902 until his death in Wilmington on May 13, 1954. He remains are interred at the Sugar Grove Cemetery.
- Brown, Albert J., ed. History of Clinton County Ohio: Its People, Industries, and Institutions. Indianapolis: Bowen, 1915, 561.
- Matthew Denver at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Matthew Denver at Find a Grave
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