Philip Benson

Philip Adolphus Benson (1881 - 1946)

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Philip Adolphus Benson
Born in Brooklyn, New Yorkmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Sea Cliff, Long Island, New Yorkmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Dec 2011
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Categories: Sea Cliff, New York | Brooklyn, New York.


Text written by him called Estate Distribution and Rights:

Photo essay on Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn where he was President

Full text of his book can be found at Archived Book


See photos with a PDF of his funeral notice and reporting done after his funeral. Attendance for his funeral was 1500.

Time Magazine Article October 9, 1939

NY Times Article Jan. 1939

NY Times Obit

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Dime Savings Bank Advertisement 1921
Dime Savings Bank Advertisement 1921

Philip Benson Image 2
Philip Benson Image 2

Philip Benson Image 3
Philip Benson Image 3

Ad in 1937 magazine
Ad in 1937 magazine

Funeral Notice Page One Brooklyn Eagle 10/17/1946
Funeral Notice Page One Brooklyn Eagle 10/17/1946

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