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Federal official , photojournalist

Ronald Thomas Bennett, American Photojournalist. e-mail: RonPhoto@worldnet.att.net. Recipient 1st prize World Press Photo Association, 1969, California Press Photographers, 1968, 69, Gold Seal competition, 1968, 69; nominated for Pulitzer prize, 1968, 76, 77, 78, first prize, Internatl. Exhibition ofPhotography, 1996-1997.


Bennett, Ronald Thomas was born on November 6, 1944 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Electrical Engineer Al and Donna Mae Bennett.


Student, Portland State University, 1967. Student in photojournalism, University Washington, 1965. Student pre-law and business mgmt, Multnomah College, Portland, 1963—1964.


Laboratory technician, photographer Station KATU-television, Portland, 1963-1965. Staff photographer Oregon Journal, 1965-1968, United Press International Newspictures, Los Angeles, 1968-1970. Staff photojournalist United Press International at White House, 1970-1988.

Senior photo editor The San Diego Union, 1988-1989. Owner, Chief Executive Officer Capital television, La Jolla, California, 1989-1997. Graphic artist, illustrator, since 1997.

International launch services mission integrator, 1997-1999. Instructor photojournalism Portland State University, 1967. Member standing committee United States Senate Press Photographers Gallery, 1980-1989, secretary-treasurer.

Chief Executive Officer, Ronald T. Bennett Photography Frameable Original Photos & Note Cards, since 1995. Director photography Housing and Urban Development, Washington, since 1999.


  • E-mail: RonPhoto@worldnet.att.net.


  • Other Work

    • Photographer: Assassination, 1968. One-man show Lake Oswego, Oregon, 1979. Group exhibitions Library.

      Of Congress, 1971-1989. Exhibited in juried art shows in California and Arizona, show photography, Offtrack Gall.


Jesus Christ is Lord and Savior, and the Bible is the divinely inspired word of God that serves as the final written authority for living out the Christian faith.


It is in God’s power to prompt the hearts and minds of political authorities to His purposes and furnish wisdom and guidance in their decisions.


Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts. Share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.


Member county Town of La Jolla, California, active Associated Volume Buyers, chairman Brown Goods. Member White House News Photographers (board directors photo exhibition committee 1974-1978, 1st prize 1976, 77, 78, 80, 84, 86, 87), National Headliner Club (1st prize 1969, 78), National Press Photographers Association (1st prize 1972), San Diego Art Guild and Colorado Art Association, California Press Photographers Association, Rotary (staff photographer La Jolla chapter, Achievement award Am.Project 1992, 93), German Shepherd Dog Club.


Electrical Engineer Al and Donna Mae (Thomas) B. Children: R. Thomas, Gardina|.

Electrical Engineer Al

Donna Mae Bennett

Michelle Bennett