Matthew Rombach DENVER, Congress, OH


DENVER, Matthew Rombach, (son of James William Denver), a Representative from Ohio; born in Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio, December 21, 1870; attended the public schools; was graduated from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., in 1892; engaged in agricultural pursuits, banking, and manufacturing; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1896, 1908, 1912, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, and 1936; member of the Democratic State committee 1896-1908; elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth, Sixty-first, and Sixty-second Congresses (March 4, 1907-March 3, 1913); declined to be a candidate for reelection in 1912 to the Sixty-third Congress; returned to Wilmington, Ohio, and resumed banking pursuits; president of the Ohio Bankers’ Association in 1918 and 1919; again elected a member of the Democratic State committee for the term 1926-1928; president of the Clinton County National Bank & Trust Co., from 1902 until his death in Wilmington, Ohio, May 13, 1954; interment in Sugar Grove Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present