Greg Benson (1960 - 1985)

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Greg Benson
1960 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Greg Benson was born on April 5, 1960. He died in June 1985 at 25 years of age.


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Greg Benson passed away in June 1985 at 25 years of age. He was born on April 5, 1960. We have no information about Greg's family or relationships.
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In 1960, in the year that Greg Benson was born, on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1970, at the age of only 10 years old, Greg was alive when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1972, Greg was merely 12 years old when on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

In 1985, in the year of Greg Benson's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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William Benson
Dec 5, 1959 - November 1981
Mary Jean Benson
Sep 11, 1916 - Nov 10, 2000
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John H Benson
Sep 1, 1967 - Jul 10, 2002
Vancouver, WA
Clifford Benson
Sep 20, 1906 - December 1964
Nelle Benson
Oct 23, 1909 - December 1982
Portland, Oregon
Dorothy Benson
Jul 14, 1891 - November 1983
Gladstone, Oregon
Ruth W Benson
Dec 28, 1904 - March 1990
McMinnville, OR
Eric A Benson
Aug 13, 1915 - Jul 1, 2005
Logsden, OR
Carl H Benson
Dec 12, 1916 - Feb 27, 1991
Adolph H Benson
May 22, 1913 - Feb 21, 1993
Seaside, OR
Gustaf Benson
Oct 26, 1889 - May 1966
Portland, Oregon
Johan Benson
Dec 24, 1883 - January 1966
Siletz, Oregon
Roy Benson
May 17, 1887 - May 1970
Roseburg, Oregon
Walter Benson
Jul 21, 1895 - December 1977
Vancouver, Washington
Rachel Benson
Apr 20, 1917 - September 1983
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Marie Benson
Aug 13, 1890 - November 1966
Portland, Oregon
Roy Martin Benson
Jan 16, 1915 - Apr 12, 2000
Beavercreek, OR
Esther Benson
Jan 15, 1886 - February 1978
Portland, Oregon
Archie Benson
Jun 16, 1913 - November 1985
Arroyo Grande, California
Robert D Benson
Nov 16, 1916 - Jun 6, 2005

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