|Birth: ||Mar. 11, 1882|
|Death: ||Nov. 4, 1954|
San Luis Obispo County
Son of Henry Sterling Bennett and Sarah "Sadie" Jane Pratt.
Husband of Rosa Lee Gamble (or Gambel).
Father of Jessilie Bennett, Richard Bennett, Muriel Bennett and Betty Yvonne Bennett.
His obituary appeared in the Telegram-Tribune newspaper in San Luis Obispo, CA, on Nov. 4, 1954
Retired Officer Taken By Death
Jesse Bennett, 72, retired United States Army warrant officer of Templeton, died this morning in a Paso Robles nursing home.
He was born on March 11, 1882, in Rhea, Ark., and had resided in Templeton for the last 17 years.
Mr. Bennett was a veteran of two wars and served in the Phillipines during the Spanish-American war. He served in the Boxer Rebellion in China with the Phillipine Scouts. During World War I he was stationed at the
Presidio of San Francisco and Rockwell aviation field, North Island, San Diego, in the finance department quartermasters corps, U.S. Army.
After World War I, he was stationed at Fort Russell (now Fort Warren), Wyo., the Hawaiian Islands, Fort Bliss, Tex., Fort Riley, Kans., Fort Omaha, Neb., and Little Rock, Ark.
He retired as Warrant Officer Senior Grade, on July 31, 1937.
Mr. Bennett was a member of the BPOE lodge No. 660 of Cheyenne, Wyo., and was a member of the Templeton American Legion Post No. 220.
Mr. Bennett is survived by his wife, Mrs. Rosalie Bennett, of Templeton; three daughters, Mrs. Muriel Minium of San Luis Obispo, Mrs. Jessie Lee Risk of Seaside, and Mrs. Betty Brune of San Jose; five brothers, Arthur Bennett of Mobile, Ala., Myrtle Bennett and Evans Bennett
both of Biggers, Ark., Sterling Bennett of Beaumont, Tex., and Milton Bennett of Pocahontas, Ark.; and three grandchildren.
Henry Sterling Bennett (1855 - 1916)
Sarah Jane Pratt Bennett (1859 - 1924)
Rosalie Gambel Bennett (1892 - 1971)
Jessilee Bennett Sawyers (1910 - 1995)*
Richard Bennett (1911 - 1924)*
Muriel Bennett Minium (1917 - 1998)*
Lessa Blanche Bennett Smith (1879 - 1958)*
Jesse Richardson Bennett (1882 - 1954)
Birdie L. Bennett Gentry (1884 - 1923)*
Sterling Dorothea Bennett (1888 - 1966)*
Arthur Drew Bennett (1891 - 1970)*
Walter H Bennett (1896 - 1923)*
Oscar Evans Bennett (1897 - 1964)*
Milton Chester Bennett (1901 - 1999)*
San Luis Obispo County
Created by: kelly greer
Record added: Jan 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64276805
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