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Chauncey Depew

Chauncey DepewAKA Chauncey Mitchell Depew, Sr.

Born: 23-Apr-1834
Birthplace: Peekskill, NY
Died: 5-Apr-1928
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Hillside Cemetery, Peekskill, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Attorney
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Co-Founder of the Pilgrims Society

Father: Isaac Depew (farmer)
Mother: Martha Minot Mitchell
Brother: William Beverly Depew
Wife: Elise A. Hegeman (m. 9-Nov-1871, d. 7-May-1893)
Son: Chauncey Mitchell Depew, Jr.
Wife: May Palmer (m. 27-Dec-1901)

    High School: Peekskill Military Academy (1852)
    University: Yale University (1856)

    US Senator, New York (1899-1911)
    New York Secretary of State (1863)
    New York State Assembly (1861-62)
    Pilgrims Society Co-Founder
    Skull and Bones Society
    Sons of the American Revolution
    French Legion of Honor
    Funeral: Abraham Lincoln (1865)

Author of books:
My Memories of Eighty Years (1922)

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