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Ben Benson

Birthdate: (44)
Death: April 29, 1959 (44) (Heart attack)
Place of Burial: Sharon, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Hyman Dashevsky (Benson) and Rebecca Benson
Husband of Irene Sylvia Benson
Father of Nancy Linda Berry
Brother of Annette Sallop; Harry Benson and Frances Croopnick

Occupation: Mystery Writer
Managed by: Private User
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About Ben Benson

Ben Benson married Irene Solomon, whom he greatly cherished, and they had one daughter, Nancy Linda.

Ben Benson is the famous mystery writer from the 1950's, who wrote 19 published books translated into more than 30 languages.

Ben Benson died at age 44 at the prime of his life of a heart attack in New York City, the day before he would receive an award at the dinner for the Mystery Writer's Association.

Ben Benson had many friends, including famous author Isaac Isamov, the science fiction novelist, who attended his funeral and wrote a very moving obituary.

Ben was very easy to get along with and everybody just loved him. People would ask Ben the secret to having so many friends and he would respond, "They think I'm a good conversationalist, when in truth, all I am really doing is listening to them.."

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Ben Benson's Timeline

June 14, 1914
April 29, 1959
Age 44
Sharon, MA, USA