WILLIAM BURTON DENHAM
DENHAM, WILLIAM BURTON: Veterinarian; b Cass Co, Iowa Jan 11, 1889; s of William Allen Denham-Emma Jane Brown; ed Cass Co; Kansas City Veterinarian Coll, DVM 1914; secy freshman class of Iowa Club 1911-12, VP Jr class Iowa Club 1912-13, pres sr Iowa Club 1913-14; lettered in baseball 1911-14; m Ada Pearl Drenner Nov 7, 1917 Cumberland; s Clifford Ray, James Allen (dec), Wayne Burton, Myron Leroy; prior to 1911 worked on farm for father; 1911-14 while att sch emp in undertaking parlor; 1914-16 veterinarian, Cumberland, 1916-34 veterinarian, ptr of F D Weimer, 1934-36 priv prac, 1936- ptr of T L Bond; specialist in obstetrics, delivered Siamese twin calves by Caesarian operation; 1916-28 mbr city coun, Cumberland; 1928-36 mbr sch bd; during World War 1918-1919 Camp Lee Va, vet training sch; Amer Legion; ch mbr, adjt & finance ofcr; vice-chancellor comm KP; Amer Veterinary Med Assn; Botony Valley Veterinarian Assn; AF&AM; Meth Ch; Rep; hobbies: fishing, hunting, horseshoes; res Cumberland.
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From "Who's Who in Iowa," by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 196.