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Mark Keith Benenson

Mark Keith Benenson, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1956. Recipient John Amber Gun Digest Writing award, 1998. Executive secretary National Foundation for Firearms Education, 1983-1991, President since 1991. With United States Army, 1951-1953.

Background

Benenson, Mark Keith was born on October 13, 1929 in New York City. Son of Aaron and Luba (Stein) Benenson.

Education

City College of the City University of New York (Bachelor of Specialized Studies). Columbia University (Juris Doctor).

Career

Attorney, Department Labor, Washington, 1957-1958;practiced in, New York City, since 1958. Board of directors Amnesty International United States of America, 1966-1980, secretary, 1966-1967, chairman, 1968-1971, vice chairman, 1972-1973, general counsel, 1972-1980. President Vanguard Foundation, Inc., since 1962.

Membership

Executive secretary National Foundation for Firearms Education, 1983-1991, President since 1991. With United States Army, 1951-1953.

Connections

Married Letizia Pitigliani, December 29, 1959. Children: Alexander, Daniela.