H. M. Denney Otero County, New Mexico

H. M. Denney, a merchant of Cloudcroft, Otero County, is a native of Tennessee. Coming to the southwest he was engaged in business in the Indian Territory until his removal to New Mexico in the spring of 1900. In the spring of the following year he established his store at Cloudcroft, where he has since conducted a growing business. His political affiliation is given to the Democracy, but he is without aspiration for office, preferring to concentrate his energies upon his business affairs. However, he served as postmaster while at Courtney, Indian Territory.

He became a Mason in Leon Lodge No. 16, A. F. & A. M., of the Indian Territory, from which he now holds a demit.

Mr. Denny was married to Miss Lula Meekin and they have six children.

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Source: History of New Mexico, Its Resources and People, Volume II, Pacific States Publishing Co., 1907.

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