1927 – Born on the 23rd of May in Kansas City, Missouri.
1952 – He began his own law firm with Robert Lytle.
1957-1965 – Served as mayor of Prairie Village, Kansas (suburb of Kansas City, Missouri).
1965-1975 – Member of the Kansas state senate.
1975-1979 – He served as Governor of Kansas.
– He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and the Korean conflict.
– Member of the American Bar Association, the American Judicature Society, the Freemasons, and the Optimist Club.
2000 – Bennett died on 9th of October and was buried in Corinth Cemetery, Prairie Village, Kansas.