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aircraft company executive

Charles Edward Benson, American aircraft company executive. Certified aircraft and engine mechanic, mechanic examiner; licensed marine navigator.

Background

Benson, Charles Edward was born on December 13, 1912 in Dubuque, Iowa, United States. Son of John Alexander and Katie Martha (Butcher) Benson.

Career

Independent mechanic on heavy equipment and marine engines, 1926-1937;machinist, Miami (Florida) Ship Building Company, 1937-1938;mechanic, Eastern Airlines, Miami, 1938-1941;mechanic, instructor, San Antonio, 1941-1946;owner, manager, Benson Aero-Motive Company, San Antonio, 1946-1948;owner, manager, Benson Aero-Motive Inc., San Antonio, since 1948.

Achievements

  • Certified aircraft and engine mechanic, mechanic examiner. Licensed marine navigator.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Designer, developer shipboard fire fighting trainer simulating on-deck aircraft crash landing, numerous others.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hunting, fishing.

Connections

Married Dorothy Mae Seibert, September 20, 1941 (divorced August 1951). Married Maxine Luella Welch, February 10, 1952. Children: Linda Jeanne, Thomas Charles, Carol Annual.

father:
John Alexander Benson

mother:
Katie Martha (Butcher) Benson

spouse:
Dorothy Mae Seibert

spouse:
Maxine Luella Welch

child:
Linda Jeanne Benson

child:
Thomas Charles Benson

child:
Carol Annual Benson