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Ben Benight Hood

Ben Benight Hood, American mechanic engineer. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Tau Beta Pi.; Club: Engineers (Cincinnati).

Background

  • Hood, Ben Benight was born on November 1, 1886 in Manhattan, Kansas, United States. Son of Ozni Porter and Gertrude (Benight) Hood.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the high school, Houghton, Michigan, 1905. Engineer of Mines, Michigan College of Mines, 1908.

    Career

    • Chief engineer Winona (Michigan) Copper Company, 1909-1913. Engineer British American Nickel Corporation, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, 1913-1914. Superintendent in charge concentrating plant, Moose Mountain Limited company, Sellwood, Ontario, 1914.

      With United States Metals Refining Company, Carteret, New Jersey, as engineer, boiler room superintendent, assistant to plant superintendent and plant assistant superintendent, 1914-1923. Plant engineer Western Electric Company, Kearney Works, 1923-1924. Chief engineer American Chain Company and subsidiary companies (13 plants), Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1924-1930.

      Assistant to general superintendent Procter & Gamble corporation since 1930.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Tau Beta Pi. Club: Engineers (Cincinnati).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Josephine Allen, of Dollar Bay, Michigan, July 14, 1910. Children: Allen Benight, Evelyn Melissa, Jean, John Merrill.
    • father: Ozni Porter Hood
    • mother: Gertrude (Benight) Hood
    • spouse: Mary Josephine Allen
    • children: Allen Benight Hood
    • Evelyn Melissa Hood
    • Jean Hood
    • John Merrill Hood
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