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Benjamin Johannis Viljoen, South African soldier. Member Transvaal senate 2 yrs.

Background

Viljoen, Benjamin Johannis was born on September 7, 1868 in Woodhouse, Creative Commons, South Africa. Son of Wynand J. and Susana (Storm) Viljoen.

Education

Educational public schools, military training at Model Academy and Military School, Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa.

Career

Member Transvaal senate 2 years. Special commandant Johannesburg forces, Lieutenant general in Boer War, 2 years. Captured by British and exiled to island of St. Helena.

Released and emigrated to America, 1902. Head of Boer settlement, Chamberino, New Mexico, since 1905. President Western Mesilla Valley Farmers’ Union.

General manager Lucerne Farm Company (incorporated) President Boer War Exbn. at World’s Fair, St. Louis, 1903.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: An Exiled General, 1902 L11. Under the Vier Kleur, 1904 L9.

Membership

Member Transvaal senate 2 yrs.

Connections

Married St.

father:
Wynand J. Viljoen

mother:
Susana (Storm) Viljoen

spouse:
St.