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BENEDICTO (Soundex B532) — See also BENEDICK, BENEDICT, BENEDIK, BENEDIKT, CONDICT, DEBENEDICTIS, ENEDINA.

  Benedicto, José E. — Governor of Puerto Rico, 1921. Burial location unknown.


BENEDIK (Soundex B532) — See also BANDICK, BANDUCCI, BENE, BENEDEK, BENEDICK, BENEDICT, BENEDICTO, BENEDIKT, BUNDICK, DEBENEDICTIS, ENEDINA, REDIKER, SCHMEDIKA, SNEDIKER, ZEDIKER.

  Benedik, Cheryl — of White Plains, Charles County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.


BENEDIKT (Soundex B532) — See also BENE, BENEDICK, BENEDICT, BENEDICTO, BENEDIK, DEBENEDICTIS, ENEDINA, REDIKER, SCHMEDIKA, SNEDIKER, VIKTOR, ZEDIKER.

  Benedikt, Nathan — U.S. Vice Consul in Prague, 1871-74. Burial location unknown.


BENEDUM (Soundex B535) — See also BENADAM, BENADUM, BENDHEIM, BENE, WEDUM.

  BENEDUM: See also Byron Benedum Randolph
  Benedum, Emanuel — of Bridgeport, Harrison County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Bridgeport, W.Va., 1866. Burial location unknown.
  Benedum, Sophia — of Bridgeport, Harrison County, W.Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1936; vice-chair of West Virginia Democratic Party, 1943. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BENEFIEL (Soundex B514) — See also BANFILL, BENE, BENEFIELD, BENEFIT, BENEFLE, FIEL, FRONEFIELD, HANEFIN, HODNEFIELD, KENEFICK, KENEFICT.

  Benefiel, John (c.1761-1835) — of Knox County, Ind.; Sullivan County, Ind. Born about 1761. Colonel in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1816; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1821-22. Methodist. Died in Carlisle, Sullivan County, Ind., December 26, 1835 (age about 74 years). Interment at Johnson Cemetery, Carlisle, Ind.


BENEFIELD (Soundex B514) — See also BENEFIEL, BENEFIT, BENEFLE, BENFIELD, BONNIFIELD, FIELD, FRONEFIELD, HANEFIN, HODNEFIELD, KENEFICK, KENEFICT.

  Benefield, Buddy See J. W. Benefield
  Benefield, J. W. — also known as Buddy Benefield — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Mayor of Little Rock, Ark., 1982-85. Still living as of 1985.
  Benefield, Loyd — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1956; Oklahoma Democratic state chair, 1958. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BENEFIT (Soundex B513) — See also BENE, BENEFIEL, BENEFIELD, BENEFLE, FRONEFIELD, HANEFIN, HODNEFIELD, KENEFICK, KENEFICT.

  Benefit, N. M. — of Atwood, Piatt County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.


BENEFLE (Soundex B514) — See also BANFILL, BENE, BENEFIEL, BENEFIELD, BENEFIT, KENEFLICK.

  Benefle, T. S. — of Bates County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Bates County, 1869-70. Burial location unknown.


BENEGAS (Soundex B522) — See also BENE, EGAS, HILLEGAS, LEGASSIE, MENEGAY, PEGAS, RENEGADE, VILLEGAS.

  Benegas, Tony — of West Richland, Benton County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


BENEKE (Soundex B520) — See also BANACH, BANICK, BENAC, BENE, BENECKE, BENEZE, BENICH, BENKE, BENNICK, BONIC, BONICK, BONIEK, DENEKE, GRENEKER, HENEKE, KOENEKE, LENEKER, REICHENEKER, SENEKER, WIENEKE.

  Beneke, Mrs. George, Sr. — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1955. Female. Still living as of 1955.
  Beneke, George C. — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1923-24; member of West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1931-34; member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1949-52. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of George F. Beneke (1914-2001).
George F. Beneke Beneke, George F. (1914-2001) — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., January 9, 1914. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1947-56, 1967-68, 1971-74; defeated, 1940; resigned 1974; chair of Ohio County Republican Party, 1961-63. Lutheran. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Jesters; Elks; Moose; Lambda Chi Alpha; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; American Legion. Died September 11, 2001 (age 87 years, 245 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of George C. Beneke (1883?-?) and Nada C. (Peterson) Beneke; married, April 1, 1947, to Sarah E. Emblen.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951


BENEL (Soundex B540) — See also BECNEL, BEEL, BELEN, BELLEN, BENDEL, BENE, BENGEL, BENSEL, BONELL, BONNEL, BONNELL, BUNNEL, BUNNELL, CABENELLAS, EBLEN, NEBEL.

  Benel, Harold F. — of Bergen County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 39th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.


BENEPE (Soundex B510) — See also BENE.

  Benepe, F. L. — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Mayor of Bozeman, Mont., 1895-97. Burial location unknown.


BENERANDA (Soundex B565) — See also ANERALLA, ARANDA, BRANDAGA, BRANDAN, BRANDAU, CAPENERA, CRANDALL, FINNERAN, GENERAL, GRANDALL, HUBENER, HUEBENER, INNERARITY, JOSSERAND, KRANDALL, MIRANDA, RANDA, RANDABUSH, RANDACK, RANDAL, RANDALL, SONERA, SPERANDEO.

  BENERANDA: See also Beneranda Chaeon


BENESCH (Soundex B520) — See also BANASH, BANNASCH, BENE, BENESSI, BENEST, BENSCH, ESCH, NESCI, VANESCHEN.

  Benesch, Alfred — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Benesch, Alfred A. — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Benesch, J. V. — of Douglas County, Neb. Member of Nebraska unicameral legislature 6th District; elected 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BENESSI (Soundex B520) — See also BENE, BENESCH, BENEST, BENNASSI, BIESEN, BONASSO, DENESSA, MERENESS, ROGENESS, SIEBEN, VANDENESSEN, VANRENESSE.

  Benessi, William L. — of Michigan. Candidate for Michigan state senate 9th District, 1906. Burial location unknown.


BENEST (Soundex B523) — See also BANZET, BENE, BENESCH, BENESSI, BENET, BENNETTS, BENOIST, BERNEST, ENESTVEDT, GENESTA, GENESTRE, NEST, TEBBENS.

  Benest, William A. — of Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Republican. Postmaster at Miami, Fla., 1879-80. Burial location unknown.


BENET (Soundex B530) — See also BENE, BENEST, BENETT, BENNET, BENNETT, BENNETTE, BENNITT, BENT, BENTE, BINET, BINNETTE, BONET, FENET, RUBENETTE, TEBBEN, VENET.

  Benet, Christie (1879-1951) — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born in Abbeville, Abbeville County, S.C., December 26, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; Solicitor, 5th Circuit, 1908-09; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1918. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Tau Omega; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., March 30, 1951 (age 71 years, 94 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Columbia, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Christie Benet and Susan (McGowan) Benet; married, October 17, 1906, to Alice Van Yeveren Haskell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Benet, Edward S. — U.S. Vice Consul in Matanzas, as of 1938-43. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Benet, Sebastian — of Arecibo, Arecibo Municipio, Puerto Rico. Honorary Consul for Venezuela in Arecibo, P.R., 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Benet, William — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1982. Still living as of 1982.


BENETT (Soundex B530) — See also BENE, BENET, BENNET, BENNETT, BENNETTE, BENNITT, BENTE, BINET, BINNETTE, BRENETTA, ESPENETT, FRENETTE, GENETTI, NETT, QUEENETTA, RUBENETTE, TEBBEN.

  Benett, Mary Jean — of Arkansas. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.


BENEVEDES (Soundex B513) — See also ACEVEDO, AZEVEDO, BENAVIDES, BENAVIDEZ, BENEVILLE, BENEVOLUS, GENEVAR, GENEVERA, GEVEDEN, IMPREVEDUTO, KENEVEL, PREVEDEL, QUEVEDO, STEVEDORE, VEDELER.

  Benevedes, F. C. — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1912. Burial location unknown.


BENEVILLE (Soundex B514) — See also BENEVEDES, BENEVOLUS, BENNEVILLE, BONNEVAL, BONNEVILLE, BONVILLE, DEBENNEVILLE, GENEVAR, GENEVERA, HAINNEVILLE, KENEVEL, NEVILLE, NEVILLS, NEVILS.

  BENEVILLE: See also Beneville Sawyer


BENEVOLUS (Soundex B514) — See also BENEVEDES, BENEVILLE, BOLUS, CAROLUS, DEVOL, DEVOLD, DEVOLITES, GENEVAR, GENEVERA, KENEVEL, OLUS, REVOLUTION, THEOPHOLUS, VOLUNTEER, YEVOLI.

  Benevolus: See Benjamin Franklin


BENEZE (Soundex B520) — See also ARNEZE, BAINES, BANAS, BANUS, BAYNES, BENE, BENEKE, BENEZECH, BENNIS, BINES, BONAS, BONES, BOWNES, DUENEZ, FERENEZ, GIMENEZ, JIMENEZ, KNEZEK, KNEZEVICH, VENEZIA, XIMENEZ.

  Beneze, A. H. Otto See Arthur Harold Otto Beneze
  Beneze, Arthur Harold Otto (1896-1970) — also known as A. H. Otto Beneze; "Tootie" — of Illinois. Born in Alton, Madison County, Ill., April 11, 1896. Socialist. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1926. Died in the Soldiers and Sailors Home in Quincy, Adams County, Ill., October 21, 1970 (age 74 years, 193 days). Interment at Alton Cemetery, Alton, Ill.
  Beneze, Otto See Arthur Harold Otto Beneze


BENEZECH (Soundex B522) — See also ARNEZE, BANOWSKY, BENE, BENEZE, BENSEIK, BOHNSACK, BONACIC, CZECHANSKI, DUENEZ, FERENEZ, GIMENEZ, JIMENEZ, KNEZEK, KNEZEVICH, LAZECHKO, ORZECH, SZCZECHOWSKI, VENEZIA, WARZECHA, XIMENEZ, ZECH, ZECHARIAH, ZECHEIL, ZECHMAN.

  BENEZECH: See also Lawrence Sheppard Armstrong


BENFEY (Soundex B510) — See also BENFIELD, BENFORD, BONFOEY, BONIFAY, BONOFF, DUNFEY, OBENAUF.

  Benfey, Theo — of Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1917-24. Burial location unknown.


BENFIELD (Soundex B514) — See also BANFIELD, BENEFIELD, BENFEY, BENFORD, BONFIELD, EDENFIELD, ENFIELD, FIELD, FRANKENFIELD, GREENFIELD, KENFIELD, PENFIELD, ROSENFIELD, SCHOENFIELD, SUTTENFIELD.

  BENFIELD: See also Emerich Burt Freed — Judy Benfield Schrumpf
  Benfield, Kenneth R. — of El Segundo, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of El Segundo, Calif., 1957-60. Still living as of 1960.
  Benfield, Ron — of London, England. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Democrats Abroad, 1992. Still living as of 1992.


BENFORD (Soundex B516) — See also BANFORD, BENFEY, BENFIELD, BINFORD, BUNFORD, ENFORCER, FORD, OSSENFORT.

  Benford, Blanche — of Zephyrhills, Pasco County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Benford, Dorothy — also known as Dot Benford — of Mississippi. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Mississippi 2nd District, 1988 (Independent), 1990 (Republican), 1992 (Republican). Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Benford, Dot See Dorothy Benford
  Benford, George W. — of Somerset, Somerset County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Somerset, Pa., 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Benford, Harry C. — of Rockwood, Somerset County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Benford, John W. — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 1938-39. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BENGAL (Soundex B524) — See also BAGNELL, BANGEL, BANGIOLA, BANGLE, BENGEL, BINGLE, BINGLEY, BONGLE, LAUBENGAYER, MASSENGALE, WETTENGAL.

  BENGAL: See also Joseph Bengal Bates


BENGE (Soundex B520) — See also BANG, BANGE, BENCE, BENE, BENGEL, BENGER, BENGIE, BENJE, BENKE, BENSE, BERGE, BING, BOEING, BONG, BUNGE, ENGE.

  BENGE: See also Wilton Benge Cupp
  Benge, (need first name) — of Atlantic County, N.J. Prohibition candidate for New Jersey state senate from Atlantic County, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Benge, Chris — Republican. Member of Oklahoma state house of representatives 68th District; elected 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Benge, John W. — of Hillsdale County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Hillsdale County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BENGEL (Soundex B524) — See also BANGEL, BANGIOLA, BANGLE, BENEL, BENGAL, BENGE, BENGER, BENSEL, BINGLE, BINGLEY, BONGLE, DENGEL, ENGEL.

  BENGEL: See also Martin Klingler
  Bengel, Russell H. (1898-1984) — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Racine, Racine County, Wis., September 4, 1898. Republican. Accountant; treasurer, General Products Corp.; mayor of Jackson, Mich., 1936-39. Episcopalian. He and his wife donated $1 million to the Michigan Wildlife Habitat Foundation. Died in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., February 15, 1984 (age 85 years, 164 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Bengel and Margaret (Roth) Bengel; married to Ruth Ingram (died 1986).


BENGER (Soundex B526) — See also BEGER, BENGE, BENGEL, BENGUR, BERGEN, BERGER, BINGER, BUNGER, ENGER.

  Benger, Ernest B. — of Westover Hills, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 7th District, 1949-50; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 3rd District, 1951-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BENGIE (Soundex B520) — See also BANG, BANGE, BENGE, BENKIE, BENZIE, BING, BOEING, BONG, BUNGE, DZIENGIELEWSKI, GROPENGIESER, RENGIER.

  BENGIE: See also Bengie Regensburg


BENGSTON (Soundex B523) — See also BENGTSON, ENGS, ENGSTRAND, ENGSTROM, HENGSTLER, HINGSTON, JUENGST, KINGSTON, LANGSTON, LEVINGSTON, LIVINGSTON, LIVINGSTONE, SANGSTON, SENGSTOCK, SPRINGSTON.

  Bengston, Gary L. — of Danville, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Bengston, H. P. — of Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Bengston, Joan Romero — of Overland Park, Johnson County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Bengston, John A. — of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Ill. Mayor of Rock Island, Ill., 1935-37. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bengston, Larry — Democrat. Kansas Democratic state chair, 1979-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Bengston, Thure — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain, 1930. Burial location unknown.


BENGT (Soundex B523) — See also BENGTSON, BENT.

  BENGT: See also Bengt E. Sundberg


BENGTSON (Soundex B523) — See also BENGSTON, BENGT, BENTSON, HUIBREGTSE, INGEBRIGTSEN, VOIGTSBERGER.

  BENGTSON: See also Frances W. Steketee
  Bengtson, G. E. — of Kansas. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kansas 6th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bengtson, Henning B. — of Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Ansonia, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Bengtson, Thure — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain; elected 1928. Burial location unknown.


BENGUR (Soundex B526) — See also BENGER, BINGER, BUNGER, PENGUAGA, SENGUPTA.

  Bengur, Oz — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.


BENHAM (Soundex B550) — See also BAINUM, BEEHMAN, BENAIM, BENNEM, BENNUM, BENTHAM, BONHAM, BONOM, BONUM, BRENHAM, BUBENHEIM, BYNUM, DENHAM, LAUBENHEIMER, RAUBENHOLD, REID-BENHAM.

  BENHAM: See also Stoddard Benham Bates — Henry Benham Hendershott — Charles M. Hotchkiss — Sadie Reid-Benham — Andrew Jackson Sherwood — Willard Spencer
  Benham, Albino — of Centerville, Montgomery County, Ohio. Republican. Postmaster at Centerville, Ohio, 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, Bambia G. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 6th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Benham, Calhoun — of California. U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California, 1850-53, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, Charles M. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, Frost L. — also known as Frosty Benham — of Jerome, Yavapai County, Ariz. Republican. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1929-31. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, Frosty See Frost L. Benham
  Benham, George C. — of Louisiana. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1868 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Benham, Gilbert S. — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Postmaster at Hamden, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, Guy M. — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. New Alliance candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Benham, James — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, John — of Avon, Lorain County, Ohio. Republican. Postmaster at Avon, Ohio, 1889-91. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, John Samuel (1863-1935) — also known as John S. Benham — of Benham, Ripley County, Ind. Born near Benham, Ripley County, Ind., October 24, 1863. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1916; U.S. Representative from Indiana 4th District, 1919-23; defeated, 1922. Died in Batesville, Ripley County, Ind., December 11, 1935 (age 72 years, 48 days). Interment at Benham Church Cemetery, Near Benham, Ripley County, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Benham, Joseph S. — U.S. Attorney for Ohio, 1823-29. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, Lent — of Hartland, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartland, 1820. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, Miles — of Yates County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Yates County, 1838-39. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, Murray — of Hopewell Center, Ontario County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, Reuben — of Genesee County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Genesee County, 1837-38. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, Robert (b. 1946) — of Cartersville, Bartow County, Ga. Born in Cartersville, Bartow County, Ga., September 25, 1946. Lawyer; Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1984-89; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1990-94, 2001-; chief justice of Georgia Supreme Court, 1995-2001. African ancestry. Member, American Judicature Society; Alpha Phi Alpha. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Clarence Benham and Jesse (Knox) Benham; married to Nell Dodson.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Benham, Susan M. — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Benham, Vincent M. — Secretary of state of Alabama, 1852-56. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, Walter C. — of Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Canandaigua, N.Y., 1956-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, Warren — of Cheshire, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Cheshire, 1820. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, William J. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916 (alternate), 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, William J. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate in Democratic primary for Michigan state senate 4th District, 1956; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1960 (Democratic primary, 15th District), 1962 (Republican primary, 15th District), 1964 (Democratic primary, 1st District); candidate in Democratic primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 4th Senatorial District, 1961. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Benham, Willis — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hamden; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.


BENIAH (Soundex B500) — See also BEENEY, BENAIAH, BENNY, BENNYE, BENY, BEUENIA, BINNEY, HANANIAH, VENIAH.

  BENIAH: See also Beniah Watson


BENICH (Soundex B520) — See also BANACH, BANICK, BENAC, BENCH, BENECKE, BENEKE, BENNICK, BONIC, BONICK, BONIEK, DENICHOLS, FENICHEL, HABENICHT, KARABENICK, LENICH, MENICHIELLO, NEVENICH, RENICH, SENSENICH, VERLENICH.

  Benich, Mary — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.


BENIGNI (Soundex B525) — See also BENIGNO, GIGNILLIAT, HIGNITE, SEIGNIOUS.

  Benigni, Mark D. (b. 1972) — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in 1972. Mayor of Meriden, Conn., 2001-08; resigned 2008; school principal; superintendent of schools. Still living as of 2010.
  See also Wikipedia article


BENIGNO (Soundex B525) — See also BENIGNI.

  BENIGNO: See also Lisa Benigno-Praznowski


BENIGNO-PRAZNOWSKI (Soundex B525)

  Benigno-Praznowski, Lisa — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


BENINATI (Soundex B553) — See also ABINANTI, ANTONINA, BENANTI, BENINGTON, CHANINA, STONINA, URBINATI.

  Beninati, Salvatore J. — of East Orange, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state senate 26th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.


BENINGTON (Soundex B552) — See also BENINATI, BENNINGTON, BONNINGTON, CANNINGTON, DENNINGTON, DUNNINGTON, KENNINGTON, LENNINGTON, MANINGTON, PENINGTON, PENNINGTON.

  Benington, Herbert — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Mayor of Niles, Mich., 1967. Still living as of 1967.


BENISHEK (Soundex B522) — See also DANISHEVSKY, DENISH, DEVENISH, GROSHEK, MASHEK, MESHEK, SHEK, SHEKAR, SHEKARCHI, SHEKEL, SHEKELL, WISHEK.

  Benishek, Dan See Daniel Joseph Benishek
  Benishek, Daniel Joseph (b. 1952) — also known as Dan Benishek — of Crystal Falls, Iron County, Mich. Born in Iron River, Iron County, Mich., April 20, 1952. Republican. Physician; U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 2011-17. Still living as of 2017.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article


BENITA (Soundex B530) — See also BAYONETA, BENITES, BENITEZ, BENITO, BENTIA, BERNITA, BETTINA, BINITA, BONETTO, BONITA, BONITO, RENITA, SANBENITO, VENITA.

  BENITA: See also Benita Boxerman — Benita Kaimowitz — Benita Mullins


BENITES (Soundex B532) — See also BENITA, BENITEZ, BENITO, EBSTEIN, GORANITES, SANBENITO.

  Benites, Cecelia — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


BENITEZ (Soundex B532) — See also BENITA, BENITES, BENITEZ-REXACH, BENITO, PLEITEZ, RITEZEL, RITEZIL, SANBENITO.

  BENITEZ: See also M. Benitez Flórez — Jaime Benitez Rexach — Teresa Benitez-Thompson
  Benitez, Celeste — of Rio Piedras, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico secretary of education, 1991; member of Democratic National Committee from Puerto Rico, 1996; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1996; Popular Democratic candidate for Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from Puerto Rico, 1996. Hispanic ancestry. Still living as of 1996.
  Benitez, Jaime See Jaime Benitez Rexach
  Benitez, Jose — of San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1952, 1956; Puerto Rico Democratic Party chair, 1955-58. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Benitez, Ramon — of St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Independent candidate for Virgin Islands legislature from St. Croix, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Benitez, Roger T. (b. 1950) — Born in La Habana, Cuba, 1950. U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of California, 2004-. Cuban ancestry. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile


BENITEZ-FLOREZ (Soundex B532)

  Benitez Flórez, M. — of San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Honorary Consul for Colombia in San Juan, P.R., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BENITEZ-REXACH (Soundex B532) — See also BENITEZ, REXACH.

  Benitez Rexach, Jaime (1908-2001) — also known as Jaime Benitez — of San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Born in Vieques, Vieques Municipio, Puerto Rico, October 29, 1908. Lawyer; university professor; chancellor of the University of Puerto Rico, 1942-66; president of the Puerto Rico University System, 1966-71; Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from Puerto Rico, 1973-77; defeated, 1976; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1976. Puerto Rican ancestry. Died, of pneumonia, in San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico, May 30, 2001 (age 92 years, 213 days). Interment at Cementerio de Santa Maria Magdalena, Santa Maria, Puerto Rico.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


BENITEZ-THOMPSON (Soundex B532)

  Benitez-Thompson, Teresa — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Democrat. Vice-chair of Nevada Democratic Party, 2008; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 2008; Presidential Elector for Nevada, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.


BENITO (Soundex B530) — See also BAYONETA, BEITO, BENITA, BENITES, BENITEZ, BENOIT, BINITA, BONETTO, BONITA, BONITO, BOTEIN, FRAGNITO, GRANITO, SANBENITO, SANITOA, SNITOW.

  Benito, Don: See Benjamin Davis Wilson


BENJAMIM (Soundex B525) — See also BENJAMIN, BENJAMINE, BENJAMINO, BENJE, BENJIMAN, JEMIMA, MIMI, MIMMS, MIMS, TOOMIM.

  Benjamim, Melanie — of Onamia, Mille Lacs County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


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