Jayne, Benaiah Gustin was born on May 26, 1831 in in Scott Tp., Wayne Company, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Benaiah Jayne.
Educated public schools. Attended law school Columbian College, Washington, District of Columbia, 1864-1866.
Cumberland, Maryland., October 23, 1866, Florence E. M. Palmer. Clerk in war department, 1862-1868. Special agent United States Treasury department, 1869-1875.
Remembered principally for successful prosecutions of various large firms for defrauding the Government of revenues and his work in raising vols., 1861-1865, having raised the first company of vols. enlisted for the war. President Idanha Machine Company Residence: 16 W. 84th St. Office: 120 Liberty St., New New York.