Zena Blanche <I>Bennett</I> Grover

Zena Blanche Bennett Grover

Death 21 Dec 1986 (aged 88)
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Plot Section 24, lot 52
Memorial ID 136077231 · View Source
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Blanche Bennett was the fourth child and second daughter of Jesse Archibald Bennett and Anna Eliza Huffman Bennett.

She was born into an East Texas farming family. She moved to Houston and married Rufus Markham Grover. By 1940 she had received her bachelor's degree from the University of Texas in mathematics, and was teaching in public school.

Later she became a professor at the University of Houston in the department of Mathematics. The math department at U of H still offers the Blanche Bennett Grover scholarship in her memory.

Blanche died in Travis County in 1986.

Buried December 1986.

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  • Created by: Deborah Bennett
  • Added: 18 Sep 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 136077231
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Zena Blanche Bennett Grover (Jul 1898–21 Dec 1986), Find a Grave Memorial no. 136077231, citing Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Deborah Bennett (contributor 47848491) .