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BENNETTE (Soundex B530) — See also BENET, BENETT, BENN, BENNET, BENNETT, BENNETTS, BENNITT, BERNETTE, BINET, BINNETTE, BONNETTE, DENNETT, JENNETT, JENNETTE, KENNETT, KENNETTE, NETTE, SENNETT, STENNETT.

  BENNETTE: See also E. H. Martin
  Bennette, E. C. — of Richwood, Nicholas County, W.Va. Republican. Mayor of Richwood, W.Va., 1942-43. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bennette, Edgar C. — of Richwood, Nicholas County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Richwood, W.Va., 1901-08. Burial location unknown.


BENNETTS (Soundex B532) — See also BENEST, BENN, BENNET, BENNETT, BENNETTE, BONITZ, DENNETT, JENNETT, JENNETTE, KENNETT, KENNETTE, NETTS, SENNETT, STENNETT, TEBBENS.

  Bennetts, Annie — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 5th District, 1923. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Bennetts, Fred — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Socialist. School teacher; delegate to Socialist National Convention from New York, 1920; candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 5th District, 1927, 1928, 1935. Burial location unknown.
  Bennetts, Frederick B. — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1890; Socialist Labor candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Bennetts, John G. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 32nd District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BENNEVILLE (Soundex B514) — See also BENEVILLE, BONNEVAL, BONNEVILLE, BONVILLE, DEBENNEVIDE, DEBENNEVILLE, HAINNEVILLE, HANNEVIG, NEVILLE, NEVILLS, NEVILS.

  BENNEVILLE: See also Benneville de Benneville Keim


BENNICK (Soundex B520) — See also BANACH, BANICK, BENAC, BENECKE, BENEKE, BENICH, BENN, BONIC, BONICK, BONIEK, BRENNICK, KENNICK, MENHENNICK, NICK, RENNICK, SIENNICI.

  Bennick, Frances — of Forest Hills, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.


BENNING (Soundex B552) — See also BANNING, BENN, BENNINGER, BENNINGHAUS, BENNINGHOFF, BENNINGTON, BENNINK, BERNING, BINNING, BONNING, BONYNGE, BUNNING, DENNING, FENNING, NING, PENNING, VENNING.

  BENNING: See also Benning Moulton Bean — Charles Francis Darlington, Jr. — Benning M. Grice — Benning Wentworth Jenness — Benning Mann — Benning Mann — William Benning Webb
  Benning, Deborah — of Yellow Springs, Greene County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Benning, Diane — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Benning, Henry Louis (1814-1875) — also known as Henry L. Benning — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Born in Columbia County, Ga., April 2, 1814. Democrat. Justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1853-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1860; delegate to Georgia secession convention, 1861; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died in Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga., July 10, 1875 (age 61 years, 99 days). Interment at Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Ga.
  Benning, Ima See Ima Sievers


BENNINGER (Soundex B552) — See also BENNING, BENNINGHAUS, BENNINGHOFF, BENNINGTON, BENNINK, BINNINGER, BRENNINGER, GRONNINGER, HENNINGER, HOENNINGER, INGER, KONNINGER, MENNINGER, MONNINGER, NEBINGER, NENNINGER, PFENNINGER, RENNINGER.

  Benninger, Albert Charles (1884-1937) — also known as Albert C. Benninger — of Ridgewood, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in New Germany, Nova Scotia, August 27, 1884. Democrat. Real estate business; member of New York state assembly from Queens County 3rd District, 1913; Park Commissioner for the borough of Queens, 1918-28; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920 (alternate), 1924 (alternate), 1928 (alternate), 1932 (alternate), 1936; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930-37. Died in Glendale, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., March 18, 1937 (age 52 years, 203 days). Interment somewhere in New Germany, Nova Scotia.
  Benninger, Arch N. — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Mayor of Clarksburg, W.Va., 1979-80. Still living as of 1980.


BENNINGHAUS (Soundex B552) — See also BEDINGHAUS, BENNING, BENNINGER, BENNINGHOFF, BENNINGTON, BENNINK, BOTTINGHAUS, CUNINGHAM, CUNNINGHAM, EHRINGHAUS, LANINGHAM, LUEDINGHAUS, MURNINGHAN, NEIDRINGHAUS, NIEDRINGHAUS, SCHARRINGHAUSEN, SCHOENINGH, SESSINGHAUS, SEVERINGHAUS, WINNINGHAM.

  BENNINGHAUS: See also John Edward Kenna — Joseph Norris Kenna


BENNINGHOFF (Soundex B552) — See also BENNING, BENNINGER, BENNINGHAUS, BENNINGTON, BENNINK, BERGHOF, BERGHOFF, CUNINGHAM, CUNNINGHAM, ELLINGHOUSE, GALLINGHOUSE, KINGHORN, KLINGHOFFER, KRIEGHOFF, KRUEGHOFF, LANGHOFF, LANINGHAM, LAUGHINGHORSE, LAUGHINGHOUSE, LIVINGHOUSE, MURNINGHAN, SCHOENINGH, WINNINGHAM.

  Benninghoff, H. Merrell — U.S. Vice Consul in Tokyo, as of 1927-29; Yokohama, as of 1932; U.S. Consul in Harbin, as of 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Benninghoff, Merrell See H. Merrell Benninghoff
  Benninghoff, W. H. — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1908. Burial location unknown.


BENNINGTON (Soundex B552) — See also BENINGTON, BENNING, BENNINGER, BENNINGHAUS, BENNINGHOFF, BENNINK, BONNINGTON, CANNINGTON, DENNINGTON, DUNNINGTON, KENNINGTON, LENNINGTON, MANINGTON, PENINGTON, PENNINGTON.

  BENNINGTON: See also Bennington R. Bedle
  Bennington, Alfred J. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.


BENNINK (Soundex B552) — See also BANANIAK, BENN, BENNING, BENNINGER, BENNINGHAUS, BENNINGHOFF, BENNINGTON, DORNINK, HEMNINK.

  Bennink, Fannie K. — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.


BENNION (Soundex B550) — See also BENN, BENNISON, BINION, BINNION, BINYON, BONINE, HENNION, MANNION, RUNNION.

  Bennion, Harden — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Democrat. Utah Democratic state chair, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Bennion, John W. — of Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Bennion, Margaret W. — of Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.


BENNIS (Soundex B520) — See also BAINES, BANAS, BANUS, BAYNES, BENEZE, BENN, BENNISON, BINES, BONAS, BONES, BOWNES, DENNIS, ENNIS, IBSEN.

  Bennis, Edward F. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1896, 1904, 1916, 1924, 1928; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Bennis, Joseph G. — of El Paso, El Paso County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1932, 1940 (alternate). Burial location unknown.


BENNISON (Soundex B525) — See also BENN, BENNESON, BENNION, BENNIS, DENNISON, DONNISON, GUNNISON, ISON, JENNISON, KENNISON, KINNISON, TENNISON.

  Bennison, John F. — of Fort Plain, Montgomery County, N.Y. Born in Frankfort, Herkimer County, N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Montgomery County, 1941-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Bennison and Anna Bennison; married 1934 to Irene F. McGroarty.


BENNITT (Soundex B530) — See also BENET, BENETT, BENN, BENNET, BENNETT, BENNETTE, BENTI, BINET, BINNETTE, CRANNITCH, DANNITE, KENNITH, KENNITS, MACGINNITIE, MEGINNITY.

  Bennitt, Noble — of New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Milford; elected 1902; defeated, 1904. Burial location unknown.


BENNUM (Soundex B550) — See also BAINUM, BENAIM, BENHAM, BENN, BENNEM, BONHAM, BONOM, BONUM, BYNUM, HANNUM, OJENNUS, VENNUM.

  Bennum, Henry O., Jr. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 8th District, 1905-08. Burial location unknown.


BENNY (Soundex B500) — See also BEENEY, BENIAH, BENN, BENNYE, BENY, BEUENIA, BINNEY, BONNY, BUNNY, DENNY, PENNY.

  Benny, Allan (1867-1942) — of Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 12, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1898-1900; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 9th District, 1903-05; defeated, 1904. Scottish ancestry. Died in Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J., November 6, 1942 (age 75 years, 117 days). Interment at Moravian Cemetery, New Dorp, Staten Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Benny and Agnes Benny; married, November 29, 1888, to Catherine W. Warren.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Benny, Lorraine — of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virgin Islands, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.


BENNYE (Soundex B500) — See also BEENEY, BENIAH, BENN, BENNY, BENY, BEUENIA, BINNEY, JOHNNYE.

  BENNYE: See also Bennye Frazier


BENO (Soundex B500) — See also BENA, BENE, BENOIST, BENOIT, BENOLKEN, BENONA, BENONIE, BENOY, BENY, BIUNNO, BOEN, BONE, BONEE, BONO, BOONE, BUENO, BUNO, BYNOE, DENO, EBON, LIBENOW, STABENOW, VENO.

  Beno, Harry V. — of Miami, Gila County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1928. Burial location unknown.


BENOIST (Soundex B523) — See also BANZET, BEETISON, BENEST, BENO, BENOIT, BENOLKEN, BENONA, BENONIE, BENOY, DENOIA, DEVOIST, DORGENOIS, GENOIS, HOIST, ILLINOIS, KOOISTRA, LARDINOIS, LENOIR, LIBENOW, LIVERNOIS, OISTER, STABENOW, VENOID, YOIST.

  Benoist, Hunt See J. Hunt Benoist
  Benoist, J. Hunt — of Clayton, St. Louis County, Mo. Mayor of Clayton, Mo., 1979-83. Still living as of 1983.


BENOIT (Soundex B530) — See also BENITO, BENO, BENOIST, BENOLKEN, BENONA, BENONIE, BENOY, BOTEIN, DENOIA, DORGENOIS, GENOIS, LENOIR, LIBENOW, STABENOW, VENOID.

  Benoit, Armand J. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Elected New Hampshire state house of representatives from Manchester 7th Ward 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Benoit, Edmond — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Manchester 8th Ward; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Benoit, Edward — of Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1960 (member, Credentials Committee). Still living as of 1960.
  Benoit, Henri A. — of Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County, Maine. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Benoit, Jamie — of Crownsville, Anne Arundel County, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Benoit, John Joseph (b. 1951) — also known as John J. Benoit — of Palm Desert, Riverside County, Calif.; Bermuda Dunes, Riverside County, Calif. Born in 1951. Republican. Police officer; member of California state assembly 64th District, 2002-. Catholic. Member, Rotary. Still living as of 2007.
  Benoit, Josaphat T. (1900-1976) — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass.; Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Sainte-Madeleine, Quebec, March 3, 1900. Democrat. Mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1944-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1944; New Hampshire Democratic state chair, 1944-45; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1946; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1948. French Canadian ancestry. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., May 14, 1976 (age 76 years, 72 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Manchester, N.H.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Benoit, Michael — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 52nd District, 2000, 2002, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Benoit, Nancy L. — of Rhode Island. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Benoit, Paul H. — of Southbridge, Worcester County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1956, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Benoit, Paula I. — of Phippsburg, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Republican. Candidate for Maine state senate 19th District, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Benoit, Phillip L. — of Putnam, Windham County, Conn. Progressive. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Putnam, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Benoit, Rosemary Nesci — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Bristol, Conn., 1989. Female. Still living as of 1989.
  Benoit, Samuel — of Queens Village, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Benoit, Sharon — of Monmouth, Kennebec County, Maine. Democrat. Candidate for Maine state senate 21st District, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Benoit, Thomas A. — of Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Mayor of Vernon, Conn., 1976-77; defeated, 1977. Still living as of 1977.


BENOLKEN (Soundex B542) — See also BENO, BENOIST, BENOIT, BENONA, BENONIE, BENOY, EGENOLF, GRENOLD, HOLKENBRINK, LIBENOW, NOLKER, STABENOW, VANVOLKENBERGH, VANVOLKENBURGH.

  Benolken, Frank — of Stearns County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 54, 1899-1902. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record


BENONA (Soundex B550) — See also BANANA, BENO, BENOIST, BENOIT, BENOLKEN, BENONIE, BENOY, BONANNO, BONINI, BONINO, FINONA, LIBENOW, NONA, STABENOW, TANONAKA, VENNONA, WINONA, WYNONA.

  BENONA: See also Benona Young


BENONIE (Soundex B550) — See also BANANA, BENO, BENOIST, BENOIT, BENOLKEN, BENONA, BENOY, BONANNO, BONINI, BONINO, CANONIE, LIBENOW, MIGNONI, PENNONI, STABENOW, VENONI, WENONIA.

  BENONIE: See also Orvin Benonie Fjare


BENOY (Soundex B500) — See also BENO, BENOIST, BENOIT, BENOLKEN, BENONA, BENONIE, BENY, BIUNNO, BONEY, BONNEY, BOYEN, BOYNE, BYNOE, DENOYELLES, EBONY, FRENOY, KEENOY, KENOYER, LIBENOW, PENOYER, STABENOW, TENOYUCA.

  Benoy, Clyde O. — Conservative. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.


BENRATH (Soundex B563) — See also BERNATH, BRAATHEN, BUONARROTI, COENRAD, COENRADT, COENRAEDT, CONRATH, EBENREITER, HANRATTA, HANRATTY, HONRATH, KONRATH, RATH, REIFENRATH, SENRAM, STAUDENRAUS, WERRENRATH.

  BENRATH: See also Norman Judd Gould


BENS (Soundex B520) — See also BAINS, BANZ, BAYENS, BEANS, BENSAUDE, BENSBURG, BENSCH, BENSCHOP, BENSE, BENSEIK, BENSEL, BENSELL, BENSEMAN, BENSEN, BENSING, BENSLEY, BENSMAN, BENSON, BENSTEAD, BENSUSAN, BENTS, BENZ, BERNS, BIBENS, BIENZ, BINNS, BOYENS, DERUBENS, DOBENS, FABENS, GIBBENS, JEBENS, RUBENS, STEBENS, TEBBENS.

  Bens, Fred W. — of Cheshire, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. First selectman of Cheshire, Connecticut, 1955-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BENSAUDE (Soundex B523) — See also BENS, CONSAUL, ENSANA, GARSAUD, GUNSAULUS, HENSARLING, LALLENSACK, LEVENSALER, PENSACOLA, SAUDAGER, SAUDER, SAUDINO, SENSABAUGH, VANRENSALEAR, VANSAUN.

  Bensaude, Elias — U.S. Consular Agent in Rabat, as of 1897. Burial location unknown.


BENSBURG (Soundex B521) — See also AHRENSBURG, BENS, BURG, FLANSBURG, FLENSBURG, GINSBURG, LOUNSBURY, REGENSBURG, SANSBURY, STANSBURY, SWENSBURG.

  Bensburg, S. W. — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908. Burial location unknown.


BENSCH (Soundex B520) — See also BAENSCH, BENCH, BENESCH, BENS, BENSCHOP, BOENSCH, VANBENSCHOTEN, VANBENSCHOTER.

  BENSCH: See also Bourke Blakemore Hickenlooper


BENSCHOP (Soundex B521) — See also BENS, BENSCH, GANSCHOW, INSCHO, MASSCHOP, PONSCHOCK, SCHOPP, SCHOPPENHORST, SCHOPPER, SCHOPPERT, SCHOPPMANN, TSCHOP, VANBENSCHOTEN, VANBENSCHOTER, VANSCHOICK, VANSCHOIK, VANSCHOONHOVEN, WENSCHOFF.

  Benschop, Jan — of Blairsville, Union County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Benschop, Linda — of Blairsville, Union County, Ga. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


BENSE (Soundex B520) — See also BAINS, BANZ, BAYENS, BEANS, BENCE, BENE, BENGE, BENJE, BENKE, BENS, BENSEIK, BENSEL, BENSELL, BENSEMAN, BENSEN, BENZ, BESSEN, BEUSE, BIENZ, BINNS, BOYENS, PREBENSEN.

  Bense, Allan George (b. 1951) — also known as Allan G. Bense — of Panama City, Bay County, Fla. Born in Panama City, Bay County, Fla., October 6, 1951. Republican. Golf course contractor; member of Florida state house of representatives 6th District, 1999-; Speaker of the Florida State House of Representatives, 2004; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2004. Methodist. Still living as of 2004.


BENSEIK (Soundex B522) — See also BANOWSKY, BENEZECH, BENS, BENSE, BENSEL, BENSELL, BENSEMAN, BENSEN, BOHNSACK, BONACIC, PREBENSEN, WAGENSEIL.

  Benseik, John C. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1884. Burial location unknown.


BENSEL (Soundex B524) — See also BANCEL, BANSAL, BENEL, BENGEL, BENS, BENSE, BENSEIK, BENSELL, BENSEMAN, BENSEN, BONSAL, BONSALL, BONSELL, BUNZEL, HENSEL, HENSELER, MENSEL, PREBENSEN, RENSEL, RENSELLAER, VENSEL, WAGENSELLER, WENSEL.

  Bensel, John Anderson (1863-1922) — also known as John A. Bensel — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Bernardsville, Somerset County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1863. Democrat. Engineer; worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad; in charge of construction on New York City's North River waterfront, 1889-95; New York state engineer and surveyor, 1911-14; major in the U.S. Army during World War I. Died, of myelitis, in Bernardsville, Somerset County, N.J., June 19, 1922 (age about 58 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Brownlee Bensel and Mary Maclay (Hogg) Bensel; married 1896 to Ella Louise Day.


BENSELL (Soundex B524) — See also BANCEL, BANSAL, BENS, BENSE, BENSEIK, BENSEL, BENSEMAN, BENSEN, BONSAL, BONSALL, BONSELL, BUNZEL, HENSEL, HENSELER, MENSEL, PREBENSEN, RENSEL, RENSELLAER, SELL, VENSEL, WAGENSELLER, WENSEL.

  Bensell, R. A. — of Yaquina, Lincoln County, Ore. Born in Wisconsin. Republican. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1891. Burial location unknown.


BENSEMAN (Soundex B525) — See also BENS, BENSE, BENSEIK, BENSEL, BENSELL, BENSEN, BENSMAN, EMAN, PREBENSEN, SEMAN, SENSEMAN.

  Benseman, Charles (1824-1855) — of Hamburg, Berks County, Pa. Born in Hamburg, Berks County, Pa., December 9, 1824. Democrat. Printer; postmaster at Hamburg, Pa., 1845-51. Died in Hamburg, Berks County, Pa., July 2, 1855 (age 30 years, 205 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Hamburg, Pa.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


BENSEN (Soundex B525) — See also BAHNSEN, BAHNSON, BENKEN, BENS, BENSE, BENSEIK, BENSEL, BENSELL, BENSEMAN, BENSON, BENTSEN, BENZION, BERNSEN, BINSON, BOHNSON, BONSON, BUNSON, PREBENSEN.

  Bensen, Arthur See J. Arthur Bensen
  Bensen, Craig (born c.1948) — of Cambridge, Lamoille County, Vt. Born about 1948. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bensen, J. Arthur — of St. Cloud, Stearns County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bensen, Richard Dewey (1898-1997) — also known as Richard D. Bensen — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Weehawken, Hudson County, N.J., March 20, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1946; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1948, 1952. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; American Legion. Died in St. Johns County, Fla., August 18, 1997 (age 99 years, 151 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Bensen and Annie Bensen.


BENSING (Soundex B525) — See also BENS, BENSINGER, BRENSINGER, DUENSING, ENSINGER, KENSINGER, MENSING, PENSINGER, SING, TOENSING.

  Bensing, Dwayne — of West Fork, Washington County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Bensing, John S. — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Bensing, Robert L. (born c.1931) — of Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pa. Born about 1931. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


BENSINGER (Soundex B525) — See also BENSING, BRENSINGER, DUENSING, DUNSINGER, ENSINGER, HONSINGER, HUNSINGER, INGER, KENSINGER, MENSING, MUNSINGER, NEUNSINGER, PENSINGER, SINGER, TOENSING, UNSINGER, VANSINGEL.

  Bensinger, Carl J. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 2000, 2008 (alternate). Still living as of 2008.
  Bensinger, J. C. — of Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pa. Postmaster at Stroudsburg, Pa., 1901. Burial location unknown.


BENSLEY (Soundex B524) — See also BEMSLEY, BENS, BENZLEY, BESLEY, ENSLEY, HENSLEY, SPENSLEY, WENSLEY.

  Bensley, Jackson H. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 104th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Bensley, William E. — of Springville, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1967. Member, Farm Bureau. Still living as of 1967.


BENSMAN (Soundex B525) — See also BENS, BENSEMAN, BENSMILLER, GENSMAN, LUENSMAN, STEENSMA.

  Bensman, Melinda — of Wisconsin. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Bensman, Morris — of Michigan. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Bensman, Ralph — of Oak Park, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968. Still living as of 1968.


BENSMILLER (Soundex B525) — See also ALSMILLER, BENSMAN, ENSMINGER, HOCKENSMITH, KLINGENSMITH, MILLER, ROSSMILLER, SMILLIE, WISSMILLER.

  Bensmiller, Jean — of Texas. Republican. Presidential Elector for Texas, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.


BENSNYDER (Soundex B525) — See also CRYDER, HYDER, NYDEN, REIFSNYDER, REMNSNIDER, RYDER, SCHEXNAYDER, SNYDER, SNYDERMAN, SNYPP, VANSCHNYDEL.

  Bensnyder, Paul W. — of Lincoln Park, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for mayor of Lincoln Park, Mich., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

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