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Col James Walker Benet
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1857
Richmond
Madison County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 1928, USA



Colonel, United States Army
James Walker Benet of Kentucky


Born at Richmond, Kentucky, on July 16, 1857, the son of Brigadier General Stephen Vincent (Chief of Ordnance, United States Army) and Laura (Walker) Benet, he graduted from West Point in 1880 and from the Army Artillery School in 1884. He married Frances Neill Rose of Philadelphia on June 25, 1883.
He is the father of the poet, Stephen Vincent Benet poet and critic William Rose Benet and the writer Laura Benet.

He died on March 30, 1928 and was buried in Section 6 of Arlington National Cemetery.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Stephen Vincent Benet (1827 - 1895)
  Laura Walker Benet (1833 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Rose Benet (1860 - 1940)
 
 Children:
  Laura Benet (1884 - 1979)*
  Stephen Vincent Benet (1898 - 1943)*
 
 Sibling:
  James Walker Benet (1857 - 1928)
  Laurence Vincent Benet (1865 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec. 6 plot 6407ES
 
Created by: Bernadette Loeffel - At...
Record added: Sep 27, 2006
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Col James Walker Benet
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Col James Walker Benet
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