Nathaniel Wise Benton

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Nathaniel Wise Benton

Birth
Neosho, Newton County, Missouri, USA
Death 19 May 1946 (aged 52)
Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Burial Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Plot 30, 0, 2077D
Military 2LT, US ARMY
Memorial ID 357538 · View Source
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Nathaniel Wise Benton was one of four children born to Maecenas Benton and Elizabeth Wise Benton. He was the younger brother of the artist Thomas Hart Benton. He was married to Alma L. Caldwell Benton.

Nathaniel was a veteran of World War I, where he served as a Second Lieutenant in the Army. After the war, he practiced law in Springfield, Missouri. He was the prosecuting attorney for Greene County from 1934 to 1938. He was appointed assistant attorney general for the state of Missouri in 1944.


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  • Maintained by: Suzanne Brown
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 357538
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nathaniel Wise Benton (28 Nov 1893–19 May 1946), Find a Grave Memorial no. 357538, citing Springfield National Cemetery, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Suzanne Brown (contributor 47595311) .