Walter Emerson Benson1

#6067, (5 July 1917-14 April 2000)
Father*Clarence McClelland Benson2 b. 23 Jan 1889, d. Aug 1966
Mother*Mabel Worthington2 b. Sep 1888, d. 14 Dec 1939
ChartsJohn Read Bettles' descendants
Birth*5 JUL 1917 Walter Emerson Benson was born on 5 JUL 1917 at Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, USA.3 
(Witness) Residence13 JAN 1920 He lived with Clarence McClelland Benson and Mabel Worthington at 1310 Water Street, Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, USA, together with Robert William Benson and Velma Marian Benson.4 
(Witness) Milit-Beg9 APR 1930 Walter Emerson Benson witnessed the beginning of military service of Clarence McClelland Benson and Mabel Worthington on 9 APR 1930 at 1411 14th Avenue, Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, USA.5 
Milit-Beg*23 DEC 1939 Walter Emerson Benson began military service on 23 DEC 1939 at Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, USA.6 
(Witness) Residence4 NOV 1940 He lived with Clarence McClelland Benson at Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, together with Robert William Benson and Velma Marian Benson.7 
Employment*4 NOV 1940 Walter Emerson Benson was employed as pin setter, bowling alley.7 
Marriage*1945 He married Elsa Marie Peterson in 1945 at Portland, Multnomah, Oregon.8 
ResearchNote* Research Note: Colonel Walter E. Benson, Sr. is missed by many. He leaves a wife, 5 children, and 6 grandchildren behind.8 
Death*14 APR 2000 Walter Emerson Benson died on 14 APR 2000 at Jacksonville, Calhoun, Alabama, USA, aged 82.3 
Burial*1 MAY 2000 He was buried on 1 MAY 2000 at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, USA.1 
Last Edited26 Sep 2016

Citations

  1. [S59] USPRI, US Veterans gravesites; Walter Emerson Benson, Col. US Army. birth, death & burial.
  2. [S54] Internet source/web sites, ancestry.com, Jill Worthington family, no reference.
  3. [S52] US Social Security records, SSN 541-05-6177, birth & death place & date.
  4. [S41] US census, 1920.
  5. [S42] US census, 1930.
  6. [S59] USPRI, US Select Military Records, 1950, 1961 & 1966; Walter Emerson Benson, US Army. 061950, BS in Biol. Univ. Oregon.
  7. [S98] US Census 1940.
  8. [S59] USPRI, US Veterans gravesites; Walter Emerson Benson, Col. US Army. birth, death & burial. wife Elsa P Benson.
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