Thomas Benefield (1901 - 1987)

Thomas Benefield
1901 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Benefield was born on August 1, 1901. He died in March 1987 at 85 years old. We know that Thomas Benefield had been residing in Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida 32608.
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Thomas Benefield died in March 1987 at 85 years old. He was born on August 1, 1901. There is no information about Thomas's family or relationships. We know that Thomas Benefield had been residing in Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida 32608.
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In 1901, in the year that Thomas Benefield was born, Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

In 1920, at the age of 19 years old, Thomas was alive when on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

In 1949, at the age of 48 years old, Thomas was alive when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1969, he was 68 years old when in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

In 1987, in the year of Thomas Benefield's passing, 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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c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1926 - Unknown
c. 1922 - Unknown
c. 1922 - Unknown
c. 1950 - Unknown
c. 1935 - Unknown
Mar 1, 1965 - Mar 15, 2011
Aug 7, 1934 - Aug 23, 2001
Jun 10, 1905 - May 1974
Oct 13, 1897 - December 1976
Apr 17, 1932 - October 1980
Aug 7, 1926 - Feb 9, 1991
Jan 14, 1966 - Aug 15, 1981
Feb 9, 1964 - May 27, 2011
Sep 3, 1913 - Aug 15, 2004
Jan 11, 1942 - Jun 15, 2000
Nov 27, 1900 - October 1985
Jul 1, 1922 - Apr 25, 2005
Feb 2, 1911 - July 1985

Other Benefields

Jul 29, 1922 - Apr 4, 2004
Oct 18, 1898 - December 1982
Aug 25, 1903 - July 1971
Feb 7, 1931 - Nov 27, 2006
Dec 3, 1964 - Nov 22, 2010
Jan 27, 1937 - Nov 25, 2004
Sep 27, 1893 - May 15, 1969
Sep 1, 1906 - Jun 4, 1989
Oct 8, 1947 - Jan 30, 2007
Sep 4, 1909 - Aug 12, 1999
Oct 12, 1908 - February 1970
Sep 3, 1920 - May 10, 2008
Dec 18, 1918 - November 1990
Sep 24, 1926 - March 1979
Nov 2, 1894 - July 1972
Sep 25, 1934 - Dec 8, 1994
Feb 18, 1939 - Dec 18, 2008
Mar 16, 1939 - Jan 12, 2002
Nov 30, 1940 - Nov 24, 2006
Oct 21, 1919 - Mar 18, 2010

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Feb 2, 1924 - Mar 16, 2001
Jan 5, 1922 - Apr 12, 1993
Apr 15, 1926 - Aug 20, 2009
Oct 4, 1921 - May 1986
Sep 16, 1922 - Feb 4, 1997
Jun 15, 1910 - February 1986
Mar 7, 1917 - October 1984
Oct 12, 1914 - September 1987
Mar 22, 1909 - Jan 2, 1994
Aug 24, 1920 - June 1961
Mar 20, 1922 - Feb 1, 1988
Feb 24, 1893 - October 1969
Apr 9, 1891 - April 1973
May 8, 1894 - March 1986
Apr 10, 1894 - March 1958
Mar 2, 1922 - Jun 11, 2002
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