Nelson Edward Benson (1956 - 2008)

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Burial / Funeral

Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery
Section K Site 138,
1501 West Maryland, North Little Rock, Ar

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Conway, Faulkner County, Arkansas

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SA

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Edward

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1956 - In the year that Nelson Edward Benson was born, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

1963 - At the age of only 7 years old, Nelson was alive when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

1974 - At the age of 18 years old, Nelson was alive when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

1981 - By the time he was 25 years old, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

1987 - When he was 31 years old, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Nelson Edward Benson passed away on June 4, 2008 at 52 years old. No cause of death has been entered. He was buried in Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery Section K Site 138, North Little Rock, Ar. He was born on March 17, 1956. We are unaware of information about Nelson's immediate family. We know that Nelson Edward Benson had been residing in Conway, Faulkner County, Arkansas.

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