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Edward Brown Bennett, American lawyer. member Common Council, 1872; member of advisory board Hartford Orphan Asylum.

Background

Bennett, Edward Brown was born on April 12, 1842 in Hampton, Connecticut, United States. Son of William and Marina (Brown) Bennett.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1870. Studied law in offices.

Career

Began practice at Hampton. Removed to Hartford, 1869. President Hartford City Gas Light Company, Springfield Waste Company, director Travelers Insurance Company, etc.

Representative Connecticut General Assembly, 1868. Assistant clerk of House, 1869. Clerk, 1870; secretary Republican State Central Committee, 1870-1876.

Clerk of Senate, 1871. Clerk of Police Court, Hartford, 1871-1873. Member Common Council, 1872.

Judge of City Court, Hartford, 1878-1891. Postmaster, Hartford, 1891-1896, 1900-1907. Director American School for Deaf, Hartford.

Member of advisory board Hartford Orphan Asylum.

Membership

Member Common Council, 1872. Member of advisory board Hartford Orphan Asylum.

Connections

Married Alice Howard, April.

father:
William Bennett

mother:
Marina (Brown) Bennett

spouse:
Alice Howard