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Bennett, J.

BENNETT (Soundex B530) — See also BENET, BENETT, BENN, BENNET, BENNETTE, BENNETTS, BENNITT, BENTE, BINET, BINNETTE, BONNETT, BUNNETT, DENNETT, JENNETT, JENNETTE, KENNETT, KENNETTE, NETT, SENNETT, STENNETT, TEBBEN.

  Bennett, J. A. — of Reidsville, Rockingham County, N.C. Postmaster at Reidsville, N.C., 1887-89. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, J. C. — of Jefferson, Jackson County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, J. E. — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Bennett, J. Gordon See Joseph Gordon Bennett
  Bennett, J. Henry — of Viroqua, Vernon County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1915-22. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, J. I. — of Davenport, Barton County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, J. J. — of Stephenville, Erath County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, J. J. — of Ware County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Ware County, 1943-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, J. M. — of Idaho. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, J. R. — of Janesville, Rock County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, J. R. — of Whatcom (now part of Bellingham), Whatcom County, Wash. Mayor of Whatcom, Wash., 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, J. R., Jr. — of Greenville, Butler County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1956, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, J. W. — Socialist. Candidate for Governor of Iowa, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, James (d. 1821) — of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J. Mayor of New Brunswick, N.J., 1813-21; died in office 1821. Died in 1821. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, James — of Weston, Lewis County, Va. (now W.Va.). Democrat. Postmaster at Weston, Va., 1832-34. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, James — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County 3rd District, 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, James — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Mayor of Dover, N.H., 1858-59. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, James D. — of Nassau County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly 13th District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Bennett, James E. — of Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark. Republican. Postmaster at Fort Smith, Ark., 1869-72. Burial location unknown.
James Fay Bennett Bennett, James Fay (1888-1957) — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va.; Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va.; Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born near Belington, Barbour County, W.Va., February 1, 1888. Republican. School teacher; bookkeeper; insurance agent; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wood County, 1929-30. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows. Died, from a coronary occlusion due to coronary artery disease, in Gassaway, Braxton County, W.Va., January 8, 1957 (age 68 years, 342 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob J. Bennett (1859-1913) and Mary E. (Shingleton) Bennett (1865-1936); married, September 3, 1913, to Octavia Wilfong (1889-1959).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
  Bennett, James G. — of Steuben County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Steuben County 1st District, 1870-71. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, James H. — of Virginia. U.S. Consul in Pernambuco, 1820-25. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, James L. — U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, James M. — of Mt. Vernon, Posey County, Ind. Mayor of Mt. Vernon, Ind., 1950-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, James O. — Republican. Independent Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, James R. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota at-large, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, James T. (b. 1857) — of Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mich. Born in Geneva, Ontario County, N.Y., February 21, 1857. Republican. Merchant; lumber business; Chippewa County Treasurer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Chippewa County, 1907-08. Scottish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, James W. — of California. Member of California state assembly 11th District, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, James W. — of California. Born in Indiana. U.S. Vice Consul in Shanghai, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, Jeff — Libertarian. Candidate for New York state senate 38th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Bennett, Jerry See Gerald Bennett
  Bennett, Jim — Democrat. Secretary of state of Alabama, 1993-2003; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1996. Still living as of 2003.
  Bennett, Jim — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Bennett, Joan — of Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Mayor of Great Falls, Mont., 1998-99. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Bennett, Joe — of Harrison, Boone County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Bennett, Joe G. — of Thomasville, Davidson County, N.C. Mayor of Thomasville, N.C.; elected 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Bennett, John — of Calhoun County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Calhoun County, 1866. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, John — of Richmond, Madison County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, John (1912-1998) — of Redford Township, Wayne County, Mich.; Northville, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Piney Fork, Jefferson County, Ohio, May 15, 1912. Democrat. Accountant; Redford Township Treasurer; member of Michigan state house of representatives 34th District, 1965-92. Methodist. Member, Disabled American Veterans; Lions. Died March 29, 1998 (age 85 years, 318 days). Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, Mrs. John — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Bennett, John A. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 6th District, 2000, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
John B. Bennett Bennett, John Bonifas (1904-1964) — also known as John B. Bennett — of Ontonagon, Ontonagon County, Mich. Born in Garden, Delta County, Mich., January 10, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; Ontonagon County Prosecuting Attorney, 1929-30, 1933-36; U.S. Representative from Michigan 12th District, 1943-45, 1947-64; defeated, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1944; died in office 1964. Member, Gamma Eta Gamma; American Bar Association; Rotary; Elks. Died in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md., August 9, 1964 (age 60 years, 212 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, Md.
  Relatives: Son of James G. Bennett and Mary (Bonifas) Bennett; married, May 4, 1929, to Corinne Waldhuetter.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Bennett, John C. — of Warren County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Warren County, 1860-62. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, John C. — of Dallas County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Dallas County, 1891-92, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, John C. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Liberal. Vice-chair of New York Liberal Party, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Bennett, John Davison (1911-2005) — also known as John D. Bennett — of Rockville Centre, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y.; Greenport, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Rockville Centre, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., June 21, 1911. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Nassau County 1st District, 1938-44; member of New York state senate 2nd District, 1945-53; Nassau County Surrogate Court Judge, 1953-78; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 7th District, 1967. Methodist. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Greenport, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., February 1, 2005 (age 93 years, 225 days). Interment at Greenfield Cemetery, Uniondale, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Earl Bennett (1878-1965) and Edna (Davison) Bennett (1887-1982); married to Mildred Schwindt.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bennett, John E. (b. 1941) — Born in 1941. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea, 1991. Still living as of 1991.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Bennett, John Emory (1833-1893) — also known as John E. Bennett — of Morrison, Whiteside County, Ill.; Helena (now part of Helena-West Helena), Phillips County, Ark.; Clark, Clark County, S.Dak. Born in East Bethany, Genesee County, N.Y., March 18, 1833. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; circuit judge in Arkansas, 1868; justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1871-74; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 3rd District, 1889-93; died in office 1893. Died in Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak., December 31, 1893 (age 60 years, 288 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Clark, S.Dak.
  Bennett County, S.Dak. may have been named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bennett, John G. — Democrat. Greater New York Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, John I. — of Illinois. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, John J. — of Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Ansonia, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, John J. — of Westbury, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Westbury, N.Y., 1943-47. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
John J. Bennett Bennett, John James (1894-1967) — also known as John J. Bennett — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 2, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; New York state attorney general, 1931-42; defeated, 1938; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 4th District, 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940; candidate for Governor of New York, 1942. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Delta Phi; Catholic War Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Eagles. One of the organizers of the American Legion. Also served as Deputy Mayor of New York City, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, Chief Justice of the Court of Special Sessions, and Chairman of the New York City Planning Commission. Died, of a heart attack, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 4, 1967 (age 73 years, 216 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John James Bennett and Kathryn (O'Brien) Bennett; married, September 4, 1923, to Evelyn Anne Cogan.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Bennett, John O. III (b. 1948) — of Red Bank, Monmouth County, N.J. Born August 6, 1948. Republican. Governor of New Jersey, 2002; candidate for New Jersey state senate 12th District, 2003; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Bennett, John P. — of Wayne County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Wayne County 2nd District, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, John P. — of Wayne County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Wayne County 1st District, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, John R. (d. 1899) — of Wisconsin. Circuit judge in Wisconsin 12th Circuit, 1883-99; died in office 1899. Died in 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, John S. — of Newmarket, Rockingham County, N.H. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state senate 1st District, 1859-60; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, John S. — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Democrat. Druggist; mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1908-11; defeated, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, John W. — of Tinton Falls, Monmouth County, N.J. Postmaster at Tinton Falls, N.J., 1887, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, John W. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 1st District, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, John W. — of Long Island City, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, John William (b. 1865) — also known as John W. Bennett — of Waycross, Ware County, Ga. Born in Wayne County, Ga., September 15, 1865. Democrat. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1892-96; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1900; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, 1919-22. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John T. Bennett and Rebecca Jane (Akins) Bennett; married, December 31, 1889, to Gertrude Price.
  Bennett, John William, Jr. — of Ware County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Ware County, 1935-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, Jonathan M. — of Lewis County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 9th District, 1873-75. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, Joseph — of Weston, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Weston, 1824, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, Joseph — of Montgomery County, Ohio. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Montgomery County, 1850-51. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, Joseph — of Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 4th District, 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, Joseph — of Mississippi. Member of Mississippi state senate, 1857-61, 1869-71; Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother-in-law of George Nicholson Langford, Jr. (1817-1896).
  Bennett, Joseph B. — of Watertown, Jefferson County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, Joseph Bentley (1859-1923) — also known as Joseph B. Bennett — of Greenup, Greenup County, Ky. Born in Greenup County, Ky., April 21, 1859. Republican. County judge in Kentucky, 1898-1904; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 9th District, 1905-11. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Greenup, Greenup County, Ky., November 7, 1923 (age 64 years, 200 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Greenup, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bennett, Joseph Gordon — also known as J. Gordon Bennett — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, Joseph H. — of Sullivan, Franklin County, Mo. Mayor of Sullivan, Mo., 1901-03, 1921-23. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, Joseph R. — of Michigan. Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Bennett, Josephine B. — of Connecticut. Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.


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