Henry Kennedy Benham
Lieutenant, United States Navy
OF LIEUTENANT BENHAM
WASHINGTON, April 8, 1904 - The Navy Department has been advised by the Commandant of the United States Naval Station, Key West, Florida, of the death there today of Lieutenant Henry Kennedy Benham. The deceased was a son of Rear Admiral Benham, retired, and was born in and appointed from New York.
The death was caused by an attack of appendicitis.
Lieutenant Benham was one of the brightest
and most promising of the younger officers of the Navy, and was in command
of the torpedo-boat destroyer Truxtun at the time of his death.
Posted: 24 October 2007 Upated: 4 January 2008
Photo By M. R. Patterson, October 2007