HENRY K. BENHAM, LT, USN
Henry Benham '88
Date of birth: 1868
Date of death: April 8, 1904
The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.
Henry Kennedy Benham was admitted to the Naval Academy from New York on May 19, 1884 at age 16 years 9 months.
Henry died of appendicitis at the Naval Hospital at Key West, Florida, on June 27, 2018.
He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
Naval Cadet, 19 May, 1884. Ensign, 1 July, 1890. Lieutenant, Junior Grade, 27 April, 1898. Lieutenant, 3 March, 1899.
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