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BENSTEAD (Soundex B523) — See also ANSTEAD, BENS, BOHNSTED, DREBENSTEDT, EIBENSTEINER, GRABENSTEIN, GRINSTEAD, LAUBENSTEIN, LINSTEAD, LOBENSTINE, LUNSTEAD, RABENSTEIN, RANSTEAD, REIBENSTEIN, RUBENSTEIN, STEAD, WINSTEAD.

  Benstead, W. W. — of Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Farmington, 1912. Burial location unknown.


BENSUSAN (Soundex B522) — See also BENS, SUSA, SUSANA, SUSANN, SUSANNA, SUSANNAH, SWENSUNGDATTER, VANSUSTEREN.

  Bensusan, Antonio I. — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Cadiz, as of 1902. Burial location unknown.


BENT (Soundex B530) — See also BANTE, BEND, BENET, BENGT, BENTALL, BENTAR, BENTE, BENTHACK, BENTHALL, BENTHAM, BENTHIEN, BENTI, BENTIA, BENTION, BENTLEY, BENTLY, BENTNALL, BENTON, BENTS, BENTSEN, BENTSON, BENTZ, BENTZEL, BENTZIN, BERNT, BERT, BRENT, BUNTE, DENT, FENT, VENT.

  BENT: See also Robert S. Conklin — Bent Lawaetz — James S. Neville
  Bent, Alfred E. (d. 1922) — of Colorado. Colorado state auditor, 1905-07; Colorado state treasurer, 1907-08. Died in 1922. Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Bent, Bartlett, Jr. — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Mayor of Middletown, Conn., 1867; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1868, 1872; postmaster at Middletown, Conn., 1869-86. Burial location unknown.
  Bent, Charles (1799-1847) — of Taos, Taos County, N.M. Born in Charles Town, Jefferson County, Va. (now W.Va.), November 11, 1799. Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1846-47; died in office 1847. Scalped and killed by Pueblo attackers during the Taos Revolt, Taos, Taos County, N.M., January 19, 1847 (age 47 years, 69 days). Interment at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Silas Bent.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bent, Charles, Jr. — of Morrison, Whiteside County, Ill. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Bent, Charles D. (born c.1851) — of Thompsonville, Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Enfield, Hartford County, Conn., about 1851. Livery business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Enfield, 1899-1902; defeated (Democratic), 1922; first selectman of Enfield, Connecticut, 1904-11. Burial location unknown.
  Bent, Daniel A. — U.S. Attorney for Hawaii, 1983-93. Still living as of 1993.
  Bent, H. K. W. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Postmaster at Los Angeles, Calif., 1873-77. Burial location unknown.
  Bent, James E. — of West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1960 (alternate), 1964, 1968; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 1st District, 1965. Still living as of 1977.
  Bent, Silas — of Brooke Court House, Va. (now Wellsburg, Brooke County, W.Va.). Postmaster at Brooke Court House, Va., 1801-03. Burial location unknown.
  Bent, William H. — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Bent, William W. — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport; elected 1910. Burial location unknown.


BENTALL (Soundex B534) — See also ACCIDENTAL, BANTLY, BELLANT, BENT, BENTAR, BENTHALL, BENTLEY, BENTLY, BENTNALL, BLUMENTAL, BUENTELLO, TALL, TRENTALANGE.

  Bentall, J. O. — of Illinois. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from Illinois, 1912. Burial location unknown.


BENTAR (Soundex B536) — See also BAINTER, BARENT, BARNET, BARNETT, BARTEN, BENT, BENTALL, BERNATT, BETAR, BRAATEN, BRATEN, BRENTAR, TABNER.

  Bentar, Moses — U.S. Consular Agent in Rabat, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.


BENTE (Soundex B530) — See also BANTE, BENE, BENET, BENETT, BENNET, BENNETT, BENT, BENTI, BUNTE, TEBBEN.

  Bente, C. W. — of Ohio County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.


BENTHACK (Soundex B532) — See also BENT, BENTHALL, BENTHAM, BENTHIEN, BONTECOU, HACK, HIEBENTHAL, LINTHACUM, ROTHACKER, THACKARA, THACKER, THACKERY, THACKRAY, THACKSTON, VANBENTHEUISEN, VANBENTHUYSEN.

  Benthack, W. A. — of Wayne, Wayne County, Neb. Democrat. Chair of Wayne County Democratic Party, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BENTHALL (Soundex B534) — See also BANTLY, BENT, BENTALL, BENTHACK, BENTHAM, BENTHIEN, BENTLEY, BENTLY, BENTNALL, BUENTELLO, HALL, HIEBENTHAL, LIGHTHALL, NUTHALL, ROSENTHALL, SOUTHALL, THALLEMER, THALLHEIMER, VANBENTHEUISEN, VANBENTHUYSEN, WALTHALL, WITHALL, WRATHALL.

  BENTHALL: See also James William Copeland


BENTHAM (Soundex B535) — See also BANTOM, BENHAM, BENT, BENTHACK, BENTHALL, BENTHIEN, GRANTHAM, HIEBENTHAL, VANBENTHEUISEN, VANBENTHUYSEN.

  Bentham, Thomas H. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1902, 1906. Burial location unknown.


BENTHIEN (Soundex B535) — See also BENT, BENTHACK, BENTHALL, BENTHAM, BENTION, CHIEN, DEPONTHIER, DUMONTHIER, FAHIEN, GONTHIER, HIEBENTHAL, HIENTZ, SHIEN, SHIENTAG, THIENEMAN, VANBENTHEUISEN, VANBENTHUYSEN, WEINSHIENK.

  Benthien, Randy — of New Hampshire. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


BENTI (Soundex B530) — See also BANTA, BENNITT, BENT, BENTE, BENTIA, BENTION, BENTIVEGNA, BENTIVOLIO, BINET, BUNTY.

  Benti, Frank — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BENTIA (Soundex B530) — See also BANTA, BENITA, BENT, BENTI, BENTION, BENTIVEGNA, BENTIVOLIO, BETTINA, BUNTY, LEVANTIA, PLACENTIA, PONTIAC, SANTIAGO.

  Bentia, John — of Alliance, Stark County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


BENTION (Soundex B535) — See also ANTIONETTE, BENT, BENTHIEN, BENTI, BENTIA, BENTIVEGNA, BENTIVOLIO, BENTON, MENTION, PONTIOUS.

  Bention, Jimmy H., Sr. — of Monroe, Union County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


BENTIVEGNA (Soundex B531) — See also BENTI, BENTIA, BENTION, BENTIVOLIO, CAVEGN, DEGNAN, DIEGNAN, MEGNA, ONTIVEROS.

  Bentivegna, William — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 19th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BENTIVOLIO (Soundex B531) — See also BENTI, BENTIA, BENTION, BENTIVEGNA, BOLIO, BUTTACAVOLI, DAVOLI, DEVOLITES, DIVOLL, LIVOLSI, MANOLIOS, NOZZOLIO, ONTIVEROS, PORTFOLIO, RESTIVO, SEPOLIO, SIIVOLA, VOLIE, YEVOLI, ZABOLIO.

  Bentivolio, Kerry (b. 1951) — of Milford, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., October 6, 1951. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war; served in the U.S. Army during the Iraq War; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 15th District, 2010; U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 2013-15; defeated in primary, 2014. Still living as of 2015.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article


BENTLEY (Soundex B534) — See also BANTLY, BENT, BENTALL, BENTHALL, BENTLY, BETLEY, BRANTLEY, BUENTELLO, CANTLEY, DENTLER, DENTLEY, GENTLE, GENTLEMAN, HUNTLEY, KRENTLER, PUNTLEY.

  BENTLEY: See also Joseph Bentley Bennett — Benjamin Bentley Blackburn — Albert Pettibone Bowen — Louis Henry Breuer — Bentley G. Byrnes — Bentley Hite — Samuel Gilbert Iverson — Bentley Kassal — Bentley Kern — Kenneth Bentley Kramer — Norman Kingsley Mailer — Joseph B. Moore — Bentley Owens — Bayard Henry Paine — Harry Bentley Richardson — Jerry E. B. Santee — George Bentley Tracy — Bentley W. Warren — Frank Bentley Weeks — L. Bentley Williams
  Bentley, A. P. — of Compton, Los Angeles County, Calif. Postmaster at Compton, Calif., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Albert Kellogg — of Harwinton, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Carpenter; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Harwinton, 1937-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Alvin M. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Alvin M., Jr. (b. 1941) — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich. Born in Washington, D.C., May 27, 1941. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1968; chair of Shiawassee County Republican Party, 1968-73. Episcopalian. Member, Farm Bureau. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Son of Arvilla (Duescher) Bentley and Alvin Morell Bentley (1918-1969); married, October 7, 1961, to Sue Ann Meiers.
Alvin M. Bentley Bentley, Alvin Morell (1918-1969) — also known as Alvin M. Bentley — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, August 30, 1918. Republican. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1953-61; defeated, 1962; wounded in an attack by Puerto Rican nationalists on the floor of the House of Representatives, March 1, 1954; candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1960; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 15th Senatorial District, 1961-62; candidate for Michigan state board of education, 1964; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1966-69; appointed 1966; died in office 1969. Congregationalist. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Exchange Club; Theta Delta Chi; Optimist Club; Rotary; Kiwanis. Died in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., April 10, 1969 (age 50 years, 223 days). Entombed at Oak Hill Cemetery, Owosso, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Alvin Morell Bentley and Helen (Patterson) Bentley; married to Arvella Ann Duescher; father of Alvin M. Bentley, Jr. (1941-).
  Cross-reference: Robert L. Richardson, Jr.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Bentley, Andrew Jackson (1827-1895) — also known as Andrew J. Bentley — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla.; New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., January 10, 1827. Sailor; shipbroker; lumber business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1880; mayor of New London, Conn., 1894. Died, of pneumonia, March 18, 1895 (age 68 years, 67 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Norwich, Conn.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  Relatives: Son of Leticia (Gardiner) Bentley (1784-1853) and Rev. David Niles Bentley (1785-1885); married to Abby Kinney (1828-1874).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bentley, Arthur A. — of La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis. Democrat. Mayor of La Crosse, Wis., 1921; Independent Democratic candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Benjamin — of Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio. Whig. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Ohio, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Brian K. — of Regina, Pike County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bentley, Byron — Republican. Candidate for Illinois state senate 40th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, C. B. — of Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Ind. Postmaster at Warsaw, Ind., 1899-1903. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Charles A., Jr. — Democrat. Independent Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
Charles E. Bentley Bentley, Charles Eugene (1841-1905) — also known as Charles E. Bentley — of Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa; Butler County, Neb.; Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Warners, Onondaga County, N.Y., April 30, 1841. Baptist minister; Nebraska Prohibition state chair, 1895-96; National candidate for President of the United States, 1896. Baptist. Died, from a heart attack, in a lodging house at Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 4, 1905 (age 63 years, 280 days). Interment at Blue Valley Cemetery, Surprise, Neb.
  Relatives: Married 1863 to Persis Orilla Freeman.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Family photo
  Bentley, Charles S. — of Bryan, Williams County, Ohio. Republican. Circuit judge in Ohio 6th Circuit, 1888-95. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Charlotte F. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 5th District, 1938. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Clay See Henry Clay Bentley
  Bentley, Clifford See W. Clifford Bentley
  Bentley, Cogswell — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Monroe County 2nd District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Donald — of Derry, Rockingham County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Derry, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Ed R. — of Lakeland, Polk County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Ellis W. (1884-1974) — of Windham, Greene County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 17, 1884. Republican. Poultry farmer; member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1923-34; defeated, 1934. Died in May, 1974 (age 90 years, 0 days). Interment at Windham Cemetery, Windham, N.Y.
  Bentley, Elsie M. — of Livonia, Wayne County, Mich.; Pleasant Ridge, Oakland County, Mich.; Berkley, Oakland County, Mich. Socialist. Member of Michigan Socialist Labor State Central Committee, 1953, 1965-69; Socialist Labor candidate for Wayne State University board of governors, 1959; Socialist Labor candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Oakland County 5th District, 1961; Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Bentley, Ernest — of Massachusetts. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 7th District, 1944, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Estelle — of Andover, Windsor County, Vt. Communist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Forrest See J. Forrest Bentley
  Bentley, Frank E. — of Montevideo, Chippewa County, Minn. Republican. Postmaster at Montevideo, Minn., 1901-07; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Frank R. — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Republican. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 2nd Wisconsin District, 1909; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1932, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Frank S. — of Horseheads, Chemung County, N.Y. Postmaster at Horseheads, N.Y., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, G. W. — of Leathersville, Lincoln County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, George C. — of Hampton, Va. Mayor of Hampton, Va., 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, George W. — of Massachusetts. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, George W. — of Lincolnton, Lincoln County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Gilbert — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, H. Clay See Henry Clay Bentley
  Bentley, Helen Delich (1923-2016) — also known as Helen Delich — of Lutherville, Baltimore County, Md.; Towson, Baltimore County, Md. Born in Ruth, White Pine County, Nev., November 28, 1923. Republican. Newspaper reporter; campaign manager for Nevada U.S. Sen. James G. Scrugham, 1942; chair, Federal Maritime Commission, 1969; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1985-95; defeated, 1980, 1982, 2002; candidate in primary for Governor of Maryland, 1994. Female. Eastern Orthodox. Serbian ancestry. Member, Theta Sigma Phi. Died in Timonium, Baltimore County, Md., August 6, 2016 (age 92 years, 252 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Michael Delich and Mary (Kovich) Delich; married, June 7, 1959, to William Roy Bentley.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Bentley, Henry Clay (1904-1970) — also known as H. Clay Bentley — of Glasgow, Howard County, Mo. Born in Chariton County, Mo., June 12, 1904. Democrat. Farmer; mail carrier; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Howard County, 1939-40. Died March 8, 1970 (age 65 years, 269 days). Interment at Forest Green Cemetery, Chariton Township, Chariton County, Mo.
  Presumably named for: Henry Clay
  Relatives: Son of William Fristoe Bentley (1867-1955) and Lalla Louise (Cockerill) Bentley (1869-1948); married, March 3, 1924, to Hazel Estill (1903-1980); nephew of Harry Wirt Cockerill (1855-1893); grandson of Henry Clay Cockerill.
  Political family: Cockerill family of Glasgow, Missouri.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bentley, Henry Wilbur (1838-1907) — also known as Henry W. Bentley — of Boonville, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in DeRuyter, Madison County, N.Y., September 30, 1838. Democrat. Lawyer; vice-president, First National Bank of Boonville; U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1891-93; defeated, 1892; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Boonville, Oneida County, N.Y., January 27, 1907 (age 68 years, 119 days). Interment at Boonville Cemetery, Boonville, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Zadock T. Bentley and Lucy Caroline (Gardner) Bentley; married to Mary M. Dickerman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bentley, I. — of Washington, Washington County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, J. D. — of Corry, Erie County, Pa. Mayor of Corry, Pa., 1881-82. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, J. Forrest — of near Huntsville, Randolph County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Randolph County, 1935-38. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, J. Lynwood See James Lynwood Bentley
  Bentley, J. M. — of Ada, Hardin County, Ohio. Postmaster at Ada, Ohio, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, J. W. — of Hastings, Barry County, Mich. Mayor of Hastings, Mich., 1876-78. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, James D. — of Swampscott, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fifteenth Essex District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, James Lynwood (1904-1975) — also known as J. Lynwood Bentley — of Thomaston, Upson County, Ga. Born in Thomaston, Upson County, Ga., March 1, 1904. Democrat. Farmer; merchant; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Upson County, 1941-44; member of Georgia state senate, 1945-46; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1948, 1952. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Woodmen; Odd Fellows. Died July 7, 1975 (age 71 years, 128 days). Interment at Trice Cemetery, Upson County, Ga.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bentley, James Lynwood, Jr. (1927-2003) — also known as Jimmy Bentley, Jr. — of Georgia. Born June 15, 1927. Executive secretary to Gov. Herman Talmadge; Georgia state comptroller general, 1963-71; candidate in Republican primary for Governor of Georgia, 1970. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., November 7, 2003 (age 76 years, 145 days). Interment at Trice Cemetery, Upson County, Ga.
  Bentley, Jason R. — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bentley, Jeffrey Dean — also known as Jeffrey D. Bentley — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 6th District, 1998, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Bentley, Jimmy See James Lynwood Bentley, Jr.
  Bentley, John — of Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Ogdensburg, N.Y., 1921-34. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, John — Vice-chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1922-27. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, John A. — of Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wis. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1865-66. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, John W. (b. 1833) — of Leonidas, St. Joseph County, Mich.; Mendon, St. Joseph County, Mich. Born in Rhode Island, January 30, 1833. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from St. Joseph County, 1883-88. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Joseph W. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 1st District, 1947-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, L. R. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 3, 1863. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Bentley, Langdon — of Union Township, Isabella County, Mich. Supervisor of Union Township, Michigan; elected 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Leonard M. — of Canon City, Fremont County, Colo. Republican. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Lynwood See James Lynwood Bentley
  Bentley, M. H. — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, O. H. See Orsemus Hills Bentley
  Bentley, Orsemus Hills (1855-1927) — also known as O. H. Bentley — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Born December 19, 1855. Lawyer; rancher; railroad promoter; historian; mayor of Wichita, Kan., 1915-16. Episcopalian. Died January 22, 1927 (age 71 years, 34 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Old Mission Cemetery, Wichita, Kan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bentley, Patricia W. — of Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Bentley, Peter — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Mayor of Jersey City, N.J., 1843-44. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Ray (b. 1878) — of Sandgate, Bennington County, Vt. Born in Sandgate, Bennington County, Vt., September 17, 1878. Republican. Farmer; insurance agent; deputy sheriff; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Sandgate, 1910. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Ray O. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Raymond — of Michigan. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Richard — of Macomb Township, Macomb County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for supervisor of Macomb Township, Michigan, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Robert — of Arcade, Wyoming County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Bentley, Robert Julian (b. 1943) — also known as Robert J. Bentley; "The Love Gov" — of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Ala. Born in Columbiana, Shelby County, Ala., February 3, 1943. Republican. Physician; dermatologist; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 2003-10; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2008; Governor of Alabama, 2011-17; resigned 2017; accused in 2016 of having an extramarital affair with Rebekah Caldwell Mason, a politcal advisor on his campaign staff; an impeachment resolution was brought; as part of an agreement with prosecutors, he pleaded guilty to two campaign finance violations, including failing to disclose a $50,000 personal loan to his campaign account; his sentence was suspended, but he was placed on probation, ordered to do community service, and fined $7,000. Still living as of 2017.
  Relatives: Son of David Harford Bentley and Mattie Boyd (Vick) Bentley.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Bentley, Russell B. — of Minnesota. Grass Roots candidate for U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1990; Grass Roots candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 5th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Bentley, Susan M. — of Lakeland, Polk County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Bentley, Vernon G. (b. 1915) — of Laramie, Albany County, Wyo. Born in Casper, Natrona County, Wyo., February 2, 1915. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1948, 1956 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); mayor of Laramie, Wyo., 1952. Protestant. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Mrs. W. C. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Bentley, W. Clifford (born c.1905) — of Farmington, Oakland County, Mich.; Livonia, Wayne County, Mich.; Pleasant Ridge, Oakland County, Mich. Born about 1905. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1938 (17th District), 1958 (18th District), 1968 (18th District); Socialist Labor candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1946, 1960, 1964, 1966, 1970; Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1952; member of Michigan Socialist Labor State Central Committee, 1953, 1969; treasurer of Michigan Socialist Labor Party, 1953; Socialist Labor candidate for Michigan state treasurer, 1954; Socialist Labor candidate for Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1959, 1961; secretary-treasurer of Michigan Socialist Labor Party, 1961-69; Socialist Labor candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 12th Senatorial District, 1961; Socialist Labor candidate for secretary of state of Michigan, 1962. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, Wareham W. — of Bozrah, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bozrah, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, William A. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 28, 1877. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Bentley, William C. — of Otsego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County 2nd District, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Bentley, William Spencer (b. 1872) — also known as William S. Bentley — of Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak. Born October 20, 1872. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 46th District, 1909-12. Burial location unknown.


BENTLY (Soundex B534) — See also BANTLY, BENT, BENTALL, BENTHALL, BENTLEY, BRANTLY, BUENTELLO, HUNTLY.

  Bently, John H. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 4th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BENTNALL (Soundex B535) — See also BENT, BENTALL, BENTHALL, BRINTNALL, DENTNER, GENTNER, KENTNER, MONTNA, NALL, TATNAL, TATNALL, TATTNALL, WENTNER, WHITNALL.

  Bentnall, J. O. — of Minnesota. Socialist. Candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1916. Burial location unknown.


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Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
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The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
  The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
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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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