Philip Benjamin

Philip Benjamin

Birth
Saint Kitts And Nevis
Death 15 Jun 1853 (aged 73–74)
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 174313661 · View Source
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Father of Judah P. Benjamin, "Brains of the Confederacy".

Judah P. Benjamin: Confederate Statesman by Robert Douthat Meade, p. 89:
"The first brief session of the Thirty-third Congress was over by April. Two months later, on 15 June 1852, Philip Benjamin died in Charleston of 'cholera morbus.' He was seventy-three years old and, since giving up his small business several years before, had been living on Nassau Street, an obscrure neighborhood on the outskirts of the city. It must have distressed (son)Judah to think how slender had been the ties between him and his father; the remittances he had sent appear to have been an expression of duty, not affection. Meantime, Benjamin returned to New Orleans…."



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  • Created by: John Hill Wertz
  • Added: 23 Dec 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 174313661
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Philip Benjamin (1779–15 Jun 1853), Find a Grave Memorial no. 174313661, citing Jewish Cemetery at Hanover Street (defunct), Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by John Hill Wertz (contributor 48661400) .