|Birth: ||Dec. 8, 1858|
|Death: ||Sep. 18, 1935|
SPANISH AMERICAN WAR VETERAN
Milton T. Benham was born in Michigan on December 8, 1858, the son of Isaac T. Benham born New York and Melinda Roe born Franklin, New York.
Enlisted July 8, 1898 at Fort Douglas, Utah.
Service: Company K, 2nd U. S. Volunteer Engineers.
Discharged as a Private on May 16, 1899 at Presidio, California.
On September 25, 1925, at the age of 65 years, he applied for admittance to the Washington Veterans' Home in Retsil. He stated his height was 5 foot, 11 inches; he had a fair complexion, he was a resident of Spokane County; and that he had resided in the state since 1883 except for the time he spent at the Battle Mountain Sanitarium (F. Fitzsimmons General Hospital, Denver). His occupation was Civil Engineer. He had been married in South Dakota on March 19, 1921 to Mary E. (Miles) Hooker, a widow, and had no living children.
His 1925 pension was $30 a month. He was admitted to the home on October 9, 1925. He was discharged from the home on January 5, 1935 and died September 18, 1935 at the age of 76 years. He is buried at the Veterans Home Cemetery.
Mary E. Miles Benham (1855 - 1932)
CO. K 2 U S ENG SP AM WAR
Washington Veterans Home Cemetery
Plot: Section 69, Lot 29
Created by: Margie & Bob
Record added: Apr 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36317362