Arthur Daniel Denson

31 October 1914–5 February 1999 (Age 84)
Talladega, Talladega, Alabama, United States

The Life of Arthur Daniel

When Arthur Daniel Denson was born on 31 October 1914, in Talladega, Talladega, Alabama, United States, his father, Arthur Lane, was 20 and his mother, Betty McGhee, was 20. He married Willie Mae Elston in November 1934, in Talladega, Talladega, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 5 Talladega, Talladega, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 5 February 1999, at the age of 84, and was buried in Talladega, Talladega, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Daniel Denson
Willie Mae Elston
Marriage: November 1934
Mary Lou Denson
Thelma Denson
Ora D Denson

Spouse and Children

November 1934
Talladega, Talladega, Alabama, United States


    Mary Lou Denson


    Thelma Denson


    Ora D Denson


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · The 167th Infantry Regiment

Age 3

The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Dean 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight


He was a very hard worker. He could grow anything and his corn would be super tall. His watermelons would grow all over and were big. Jeff would sell them when he was young. He was well respected a …

Sources (3)

  • A D Denson in household of John M Mcghee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • A D Denson in household of N D Denson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur Denson in entry for Needham Denson Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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