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Lerone Bennett, III
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Birth: May 29, 1960
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 2013
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Lerone Bennett III, prominent Atlanta-area attorney

Bennett III received a B.A., in Political Science from the prestigious Morehouse College in 1982 and earned his JD from Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University. Lerone Bennett III, like his father, was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.

Bennett, widely considered one of Atlanta's most sought-after practitioners of law, was a member of one of the most esteemed families in Black America.

After a courageous fight Lerone Bennett III, succumbed to his battle with lymphoma at home in Atlanta surrounded by family and friends. The Chicago native served as a former Cook County Illinois Attorney and College Professor.

Wife, Janet Anderson-Bennett, DeKalb County Police Department Fiscal Management Officer; sisters, Joy T. Bennett of Chicago, IL, Constance J. Bennett and Courtney J. Bennett both of San Diego, CA;

Lerone is the son of noted author, Lerone Bennett Jr. and the late Gloria Bennett and son-in-law of nationally renowned composer, T.J. Anderson, Jr. and wife Lois Anderson, retired librarian specialist.

Service Saturday, January 26, 2013, 10 AM, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 25 Boulevard NE. Instate 9 AM. Interment Westview Cemetery. Wake to include Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. rites from 7- 9 pm at Murray Brothers.

Complete obituary published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on January 25, 2013 
Family links: 
  Gloria Cecelia Sylvester Bennett (1930 - 2009)
Westview Cemetery
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Catahoula Hound
Record added: Jan 24, 2013
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