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Benton Hanchett

Benton Hanchett, American lawyer, banker.


  • Hanchett, Benton was born on April 6, 1835 in Oneida Company, New York, United States. Son of Silas H. and Eliza (Dyer) Hanchett.

  • Education

    • Educated Falley Seminary, Fulton, New York, and Cazenovia (New York) Seminary. Graduated from State and National Law School, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1858. Doctor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1896.


    • Practiced in Saginaw, since 1865. Became Chairman of the Board Bank of Saginaw, 1920. Also chairman Saginaw Clearing House.

      Home: Saginaw (West Side), Mich.


    • Married Ann Broadwell, November 18, 1861. Married second, Susan E. Kimberly, June 21, 1881.
    • father: Silas H. Hanchett
    • mother: Eliza (Dyer) Hanchett
    • spouses: Ann Broadwell
    • Susan E. Kimberly
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    Born April 6, 1835
    Died June 24, 1931
    (aged 96)