BENSON, John J., resident manager Fidelity and Casualty Co. of New York, for Michigan and Indiana; born, New
York City, Apr. 25, 1855; son of Robert and Jane (Braithwait) Benson; educated in public schools of Troy, N. Y.;
unmarried. Engaged in hardware business at Troy, 1870-90; became associated with the Fidelity and Casualty Co.
as special agent at Troy and became resident manager at Richmond, Va., for Virginia and North Carolina; has been
located at Detroit since June, 1893; member firm of Benson & Upington. Member Detroit Board of Coinnierce.
Republican. Episcopalian. Member Masonic order (32°), Shrine. Club: North Channel. Office: 716-721 Hammond
Bldg. Residence: 877 Trumbull Ave.
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit
Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Wayne County, Michigan Biographies
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