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Henry Nelson BENOIT, American Judge, Probate. Member of Elks; Knights of Columbus.; Foresters of American; L’Union S. Jean Baptiste d’Amerique Northern 47; Putnam High School Alumni Association Clubs: Canadian Athletic, Putnam, Connecticut, Hamilton Law. Washington, District of Columbia.

Background

BENOIT, Henry Nelson was born on October 27, 1878 in Putnam, Connecticut, United States. Son of Louis and Marguerite (Quenette) Benoit.

Education

Grammar School, 1886-1895. Putnam High School, 1895-1899. Law at Washington, D. C., Georgetown Law School.

2 Summer Terms, George Wash, University, Law. National University Law School, Bachelor of Laws, 1925. Master of Laws, 1926.

Master of Patent Law, 1926.

Career

Appointed by State Department at Washington District of Columbia as Clerk in American Legation at The Hague, 1917. Resigned 1919. Appointed by Senator Brandegee to be Bill Clerk of the United States Senate, 1923. Resigned 1926. Elected Judge, Probate, District of Putnam, 1926.

Re-elected 1928. Elected Town Clerk, Town Treasurer, Putnam, 1927. Re-elected since 1929. Agent of Town Deposit Fund, since 1928.

Appointed LetterCarrier, Putnam, Connecticut, 1902-1918. Served as Letter-Carrier, Clerk at Washington, District of Columbia, Post Office, 1919-1923. Clerk in State Department, Washington Distric.

Membership

Member of Elks; Knights of Columbus.; Foresters of American. L’Union S. Jean Baptiste d’Amerique Northern 47.

Putnam High School Alumni Association Clubs: Canadian Athletic, Putnam, Connecticut, Hamilton Law. Washington, District of Columbia.

Connections

Spouse Edna L. Chapdelaine, November 16, 1926, Putnam, Connecticut.