Paul Edward Bennett

15 October 1915–7 July 1992 (Age 76)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Paul Edward

When Paul Edward Bennett was born on 15 October 1915, in Tennessee, United States, his father, James Henry "Sam" Bennett, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Berthina Rose, was 24. He married Garmelia Elizabeth Creekmore on 12 July 1987, in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. He lived in Riverton, Colbert, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 7 July 1992, in Colbert, Alabama, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Cherokee, Colbert, Alabama, United States.

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Paul Edward Bennett
Garmelia Elizabeth Creekmore
Marriage: 12 July 1987

Spouse and Children


    Garmelia Elizabeth Creekmore


12 July 1987
Montgomery, Alabama, United States

Parents and Siblings



    James Herbert Bennett


    Marvin Lafayette Bennett


    Margaret L. Bennett


    Willie Bennett



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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 16

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Benedict (Latin Benedictus meaning ‘blessed’). In the 12th century the Latin form of the name is found in England alongside versions derived from the Old French form Beneit, Benoit, which was common among the Normans. See also Benedict .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Paul E Bennett in household of Sam Bennett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Paul Edward Bennett, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Paul E Bennett, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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