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Harry Benson

One of the most celebrated photojournalists of the 20th century, Harry Benson made his name when he photographed The Beatles in a pillow fight in 1964. Harry Benson began taking photos as a teenager …

Egbert BENSON

BENSON, Egbert, a Delegate and a Representative from New York; born in New York City June 21, 1746; was graduated from King’s College (now Columbia University) in 1765; studied law; was admit…

Gene Benson

Gene BensonAge: 85 Negro Leagues outfielder of the 1940's who mentored a young Jackie Robinson before Robinson broke baseball's racial barrier; debuted with the Philadelphia Stars in 1937 but …

Benson WOOD

WOOD, Benson, a Representative from Illinois; born near Bridgewater, Susquehanna County, Pa., on March 31, 1839; attended the common schools, Montrose (Pa.) Academy, and Wyoming (Pa.) Seminary;…

Elmer Austin BENSON

Senate Years of Service: 1935-1936Party: Farmer LaboriteBENSON, Elmer Austin, a Senator from Minnesota; born in Appleton, Swift County, Minn., September 22, 1895; attended the public schools; g…

Alfred Washburn BENSON

Senate Years of Service: 1906-1907Party: RepublicanBENSON, Alfred Washburn, a Senator from Kansas; born in Poland, Chautauqua County, N.Y., July 15, 1843; moved to Jamestown, N.Y., in 1860; att…

Joseph Benson FORAKER

Senate Years of Service: 1897-1909Party: RepublicanFORAKER, Joseph Benson, a Senator from Ohio; born near Rainsboro, Highland County, Ohio, on July 5, 1846; pursued preparatory studies; during …

Mildred Benson 2002 Deaths

Mildred BensonAge: 96 author, under the name Carolyn Keene, of 23 of the first 30 Nancy Drew mystery novels. She wrote the books, churning out as many as 13 a year, as a side job while working…

Obie Benson 2005 Deaths

Obie BensonAge: 68 musician who was a founding member of the band the Four Tops. He wrote the popular antiwar song “What's Goin' On.” Died: Detroit, July 1, 2005Peter BenensonA - F…

Carville Dickinson BENSON

BENSON, Carville Dickinson, a Representative from Maryland; born near Halethorpe, Baltimore County, Md., August 24, 1872; attended the public schools of Baltimore, preparatory schools, and Lehi…