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 Sylvanus Henry “Syl” Benton, Jr

Sylvanus Henry “Syl” Benton, Jr

Birth
USA
Death 26 Nov 1953 (aged 24)
McCammon, Bannock County, Idaho, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 08 053 5
Memorial ID 59033 · View Source
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Syl was killed when during a storm, the aircraft he was piloting crashed into Mt. Bonneville, near Lava Hot Springs, Idaho. The crash site was discovered in June of 1954.
Syl is survived by his wife Doris, and 2 daughters, of Fort Lauderdale Florida; mother, Oregon; brother, Theodore 'Ted' (Lee), Aribi, Louisiana, and special aunt, Cornelia Benton, Salt Lake City.


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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59033
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sylvanus Henry “Syl” Benton, Jr (29 Oct 1929–26 Nov 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59033, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .