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William Woodworth Bent

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William Woodworth Bent, American lawyer. Member Connecticut House of Representatives, 1911; member advising committee North End Bridgeport City Trust Company, since 1949.; Member Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1942), State Bar Association Connecticut, American, Fairfield County (vice president 1942), Bridgeport (president 1940-1941) bar associations.

Background

BENT, William Woodworth was born on April 17, 1883 in Norwich, Connecticut, United States. Son of Martin F. and Harriet Peckham (Woodworth) Bent.

Education

Yale University Law School, 1905.

Career

Admitted to Connecticut bar, 1905. Practiced in Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1905-1929, since 1941. Member Miller, Bent & Smith, since 1941.

Judge Probate Court, 1929-1941.

Membership

Member Connecticut House of Representatives, 1911. Member advising committee North End Bridgeport City Trust Company, since 1949. Member Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1942), State Bar Association Connecticut, American, Fairfield County (vice president 1942), Bridgeport (president 1940-1941) bar associations.

Connections

Married Corrine Ethel Secor, January 1, 1909. Children: Laura B. Mackenzie, David W., Mary B. Benedict, Ethel B. Walsh.

father:
Martin F. Bent

mother:
Harriet Peckham (Woodworth) Bent

spouse:
Corrine Ethel Secor

children:
Laura B. Mackenzie Bent

David W. Bent

Mary B. Benedict Bent

Ethel B. Walsh Bent