Served in the U.S. Army, 313th Infantry, during World War I. Professional baseball player 1913-1927 with the Washington Senators, the New York Giants, and the Philadelphia Phillies.
"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M32Z-T3B : accessed 11 November 2020), John A Bently in household of John Bently, Election District 8, Olney (east part), Montgomery, Maryland, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 60, sheet 15A, family 247, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,625.
Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 06 June 2020), memorial page for John Needles “Jack” Bentley (8 Mar 1895–24 Oct 1969), Find A Grave: Memorial #47351946, citing Sandy Spring Friends Meeting House Cemetery, Sandy Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Carol Tessein (contributor 46853728) .