Truman L Benson (1912 - 1992)

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Truman L Benson
1912 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
Truman L Benson was born on March 30, 1912. He died on May 22, 1992 at 80 years old. We know that Truman L Benson had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98103.


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Truman L Benson died on May 22, 1992 at 80 years of age. He was born on March 30, 1912. There is no information about Truman's surviving family. We know that Truman L Benson had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98103.
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In 1912, in the year that Truman L Benson was born, in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

In 1940, Truman was 28 years old when on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1953, Truman was 41 years old when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1973, by the time he was 61 years old, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1992, in the year of Truman L Benson's passing, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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Jul 17, 1909 - May 1984
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Arthur Benson
Dec 16, 1900 - August 1985
Sacramento, California
Mary A Benson
Apr 3, 1918 - Oct 26, 1998
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Dec 22, 1900 - Sep 15, 1994
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Rodger W Benson
Feb 14, 1924 - Apr 26, 2007
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Lawrence Benson
Aug 4, 1901 - October 1986
Graham, Washington
Laberta F Benson
Jul 5, 1922 - Aug 5, 1989
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Birdien M Benson
Mar 21, 1896 - Dec 15, 1997
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Aug 9, 1923 - Jan 27, 2000
Lakewood, WA
John Benson
Jun 12, 1923 - January 1983
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Lewis N Benson
Mar 31, 1923 - Jul 12, 2008
Paducah, KY
Arthur L Benson
Mar 21, 1894 - Nov 8, 1987
Olympia, WA
Barbara G Benson
Aug 22, 1925 - Feb 15, 2007
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Julia Ward Benson
Aug 9, 1924 - Apr 13, 2008
Honolulu, Hawaii
Myrtella Benson
Mar 19, 1919 - June 1987
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