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Benson, George Charles Sumner

Born: 1908 AD
Died: 1999 AD, at 91 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Educators


1908 - Born on the 16th of January in New York City.

1928 - He graduated from Pomona College.

1929 - He received his M.A. from the University of Illinois.

1947-1969 - Served as the 1st President of Claremont McKenna College.

1969 - Served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs under President Nixon.

1975-1982 - Published a trilogy on ethics in American life: Amoral America, Political Corruption in America, and Business Ethics in America.

1978-1996 - Chaired all campaigns of Congressman David Dreier.

1999 - Dr. Benson died in Claremont on 22nd of March.


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