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Benjamin Edward Bensinger, American corporation executive. Recipient Humanitarian award Chicago chapter B’nai B’rith.


Bensinger, Benjamin Edward was born on December 6, 1905 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Benjamin E. and Rose (Frank) Bensinger.


Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale.


To sales manager Brunswick Corporation (formerly Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company), Chicago, 1928-1932, director, since 1930, assistant secretary, treasurer 1932-1936, general manager, 1936, executive vice president, 1937-1950, president, 1950-1954, chief Executive officer, from 1954, Chairman of the Board, 1963-1971, chairman of the executive committee until 1976, also director. Director American National Bank & Trust Company, Chicago, Inland Life Insurance Company.


Member advisory council University of Chicago Graduate School Business. Member University of Illinois Citizens Committee Board of directors Michael Reese Hospital, Project Hope, Chicago Lyric Opera, Chicago council Boy Scouts American. Member The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago (life), Society Contemporary Art, Lincoln Park Zoological Society (founder, life), Northwestern University Associates, Restigouche Repàrian Association (chairman).

Clubs: Standard, Lake Shore Country, Yale (director), Commercial, Tavern (Chicago).


Married Linda Galston, November 28, 1929. Children: B. Edward III, Roger G., Peter B. Assistant.

Benjamin E. Bensinger

Rose (Frank) Bensinger

Linda Galston

B. Edward III Bensinger

Roger G. Bensinger

Peter B. Asst Bensinger