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Glenn Harrison Benton

Clergyman , educator

Glenn Harrison Benton, American educator, clergyman. Member Carnegie Public Library Board, Springfield, from 1941.; Member American Association University Professors, Pi Gamma Mu, Phi Eta Sigma, Delta Sigma Rho, Phi Alpha Theta.; Mason.

Background

Benton, Glenn Harrison was born on November 19, 1888 in Savannah, Ohio, United States. Son of Harvey and Mary Ella (Cubbison) Benton.

Education

Student College of Wooster, summer sessions, 1914-1917. Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College, 1921, A.M., 1923. Student of University Chicago, summers 1925-1928.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1932.

Career

Stanley Wallace Terrill), Idella Maurine (Mistress Henry Charles Hucker). Professor history Drury College, Springfield, Missouri, from 1921, dean, 1941-1954. Commissioner General Assembly, Presbyterian Church United States of America 1928, moderator Synod Missouri, 1947-1948.

Lecturer on educational, religious, diplomatic and international affairs.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles in the Dictionary of America History. Researcher.

Membership

Member Carnegie Public Library Board, Springfield, from 1941. Member American Association University Professors, Pi Gamma Mu, Phi Eta Sigma, Delta Sigma Rho, Phi Alpha Theta.

Connections

Married Nellie Thomson, August 29, 1914. Children: Vivian LaVerne (wife of Doctor.

father:
Harvey Benton

mother:
Mary Ella (Cubbison) Benton

spouse:
Nellie Thomson

child:
Vivian LaVerne (wife of Dr Benton