Col James Walker Benet

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Col James Walker Benet

  • Birth 16 Jul 1857 Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 30 Mar 1928 Westtown, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Sec. 6 plot 6407ES
  • Memorial ID 15905296



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.


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  • Created by: GettysBern
  • Added: 27 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15905296
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col James Walker Benet (16 Jul 1857–30 Mar 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15905296, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by GettysBern (contributor 1478862) .