William Lyon Bennett Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1869. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University Law School, 1871.
Practiced, New Haven, since 1871. Member firm of Doolittle, Stoddard & Bennett, later Doolittle & Bennett, and Fay & Bennett. Instructor law (contracts, sales and insurance), Yale University Law School, since 1905.
Judge Court of Common Pleas, New Haven Company, 1905-1908. Judge Superior Court of Connecticut, 1908-1918. Retired by age; state referee.
Corporate Counsel city of New Haven, 1918-1923.
Member firm of Doolittle, Stoddard & Bennett, later Doolittle & Bennett, and Fay & Bennett. Member New Haven Company Bar Association, New Haven Colony History Society. Club: Quinnipiack.
Children: Mistress Ethel Schiffer, Mary Elizabeth (deceased), Francis Theodore (deceased).