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Denton Dunn
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Denton Dunn was born May 1, 1868, at Marshall, Mich.  During his boyhood he lived in Kansas and Maryland.  He was graduated from the University of Kansas in 1887 where he was class day valedictorian.  He studied law at the St. Louis Law School, from which he was graduated in 1891, taking the thesis prize.  In that year he located at Kansas City.  He became a member of the law firm of Ashley, Gilbert & Dunn in 1897.  Mr. Dunn was treasurer of the Bar Association 1898-99.  Among his other positions of honor was the presidency of the Knife and Fork Club, of which he was   one of the founders.  He was also president of the Kansas University Alumni Association.

     Mr. Dunn has written a number of legal articles that have attracted attention.  He is a member of the Commercial and University Clubs.
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