Denègre, Thomas Bayne, 1911-1915. | Tulane University Special Collections
Name: Denègre, Thomas Bayne, 1911-1915.
Historical Note: Thomas Bayne Denègre was a grandson of Joseph Jones M.D. (1833-1896) of the JonesJfamily of Liberty County, Georgia. Jones settled in New Orleans when he was appointed Chair of Chemistry and Clinical Medicine at the University of Louisiana (now Tulane University) after the Civil War. Denègre had a successful and well-publicized career at Yale University as captain of the crew team, and later entered the army during World War I and served as second Lieutenant in France in 1918. He then attended Tulane Law School and practiced law in New Orleans. He married Alma Baldwin and had three children. Later in life, he moved to Biloxi, Mississippi and died there in 1967.
Sources: Manuscripts Collection 662
Note Author: LAC Group