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BG Benedict Crowell Sr.

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BG Benedict Crowell Sr.

Birth
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Death
8 Sep 1952 (aged 82)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Burial
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot
Section 6, Site 5015
Memorial ID
19079306 View Source

Benedict Crowell was the son of William and Mary Crowell. He earned his PHD from Yale University in 1891. Crowell married Julia Cobb December of 1904. He was a prominent Cleveland business man, civic leader, Brigadier General of Ordnance U.S. Army; Assistant Secretary of War and Director of Munitions during the First World War. After the war he wrote "America's Munitions 1917-1918" published in 1919. This book was a report about on America's war production during World War I.
During World War II he became a special consultant to the Secretary of War.

Benedict Crowell was the son of William and Mary Crowell. He earned his PHD from Yale University in 1891. Crowell married Julia Cobb December of 1904. He was a prominent Cleveland business man, civic leader, Brigadier General of Ordnance U.S. Army; Assistant Secretary of War and Director of Munitions during the First World War. After the war he wrote "America's Munitions 1917-1918" published in 1919. This book was a report about on America's war production during World War I.
During World War II he became a special consultant to the Secretary of War.


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  • Created by: Dave Jones
  • Added: 24 Apr 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 19079306
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/19079306/benedict-crowell: accessed ), memorial page for BG Benedict Crowell Sr. (21 Oct 1869–8 Sep 1952), Find a Grave Memorial ID 19079306, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA; Maintained by Dave Jones (contributor 46579167).