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Terence Howard Benbow, American lawyer, educator, arbitrator. Bar: New York 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1971, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1981, Connecticut 1987. Fulbright scholar, 1951-1953.


Benbow, Terence Howard was born on June 4, 1929 in Wyandotte, Michigan, United States. Son of Thomas Henry and Hylda Elisabeth (Payne) Benbow.


Bachelor with honors, University of Michigan, 1951;postgraduate, University of Michigan, 1951-1953;postgraduate, U. Louvain, 1951-1953;postgraduate, U. Brussels, 1951-1953;Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1956.


Associate, Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts, New York City, 1956-1967;partner, Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts, New York City, 1968-1985;professor of law, dean, Bridgeport School Law, Connecticut, 1986-1992;professor of law, dean, Quinnipiac College School of Law, Connecticut, since 1992. Member planning and program committee Judicial Conference 2nd Circuit. Board directors Connecticut Legal Superior vena cava syndrome.

Member The World Conservation Union Commision on Environmental Law.


Chairman Citizens Union, New York City, 1977-1983. Board directors Regional Plan Association, New York City, 1977-1989. Member American Bar Association, Council Foreign Relations, American Society International Law, Association Bar City of New York, Connecticut Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Foundation (board directors 1986-1993, 96-99), National Museum American-Indian, New York Bar Foundation, Century Club.


Married Gloria G. Moore, August 4, 1951. Children: Shawn Elizabeth, Christopher Hanson, Jonathan Payne.