The Benet Family
Stephen Vincent Benet (the poet) is probably the best known member of this
family, many others from this famous family are interred in Arlington National
Cemetery. The poet's father, James Walker Benet,
and his mother and sister are buried in Section 6. His grandfather, Brigadier
General Stephen Vincent Benet, a former US Army Chief of Artillery,
lies buried in Section 1 with other family members.
Stephen Vincent Benet, the poet, is buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Stonington, Connecticut.