Thomas Gray Bennett Edit Profile
General William H. Russell’s School to 1861. Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1870.
Appointed to drill troops for state of Connecticut, 1861. Commissioned First lieutenant and adjunct, August 28, 1862. Second lieutenant 28th Connecticut Volumes, November 26, 1862.
First lieutenant 29th Connecticut Volumes, January 20, 1864. Wounded at Battle of Chapin’s Farms, September 27, 1864. Promoted to captain 29th Connecticut Volumes, September 27, 1864.
Honorary mustered out November 1865. Entered employ of Winchester Repeating Arm Company, August, 1870. Secretary same 1871-1875.
Director, since 1875, treasurer, 1881-1882, vice president, 1882-1890, president, 1890-1911. Resigned presidency, January 20, 1911, and elected consulting director.
Member Corporation Yale University, 1884-1902. Member board of managers Observatory, in Yale College Received decoration of the Medjidi, Turkey.
Married Hannah Jane Winchester, May 9, 1872.