John C. Bennett

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John C. Bennett

Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Fairhaven, MA, United States
Death: August 5, 1867 (63)
Polk City, IA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Bennett and Abigail Bennett
Husband of Mary Bennett
Father of Mary Bennett and Joseph Bennett
Brother of Abigail Bennett

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About John C. Bennett

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

'...John Cook Bennett (August 3, 1804 – August 5, 1867) was an American physician and a ranking and influential—but short-lived—leader of the Latter Day Saint movement, who acted as second in command to Joseph Smith, Jr. for a brief period in the early 1840s..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'John C. Bennett', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 1 November 2010, 23:38 UTC, <> [accessed 6 January 2011]


The Saintly Scoundrel: the Life and Times of Dr. John Cook Bennett. By Andrew F. Smith. 1997.

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John C. Bennett's Timeline

August 3, 1804
Fairhaven, MA, United States
Age 22
McConnelsville, OH, United States
December 1828
Age 24
August 5, 1867
Age 63
Polk City, IA, United States