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Benjamin, Adam, 1935-1982

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Personal name headingBenjamin, Adam, 1935-1982
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Birth date19350806
Death date19820907
Place of birthGary, Ind.
Place of deathWashington, D.C.
AffiliationUnited States Military Academy
United States Marine Corps
United States. Army
United States. Congress
Profession or occupationLegislators
Found inMemorial services held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the United States ... 1982 (subj.) t.p. (Adam Benjamin, Jr., late a representative from Indiana) p. vii (b. 8/6/35; d. 9/7/82)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, viewed Nov. 27, 2012 (BENJAMIN, Adam, Jr., (1935-1982) BENJAMIN, Adam, Jr., a Representative from Indiana; born in Gary, Lake County, Ind., August 6, 1935; attended the public elementary schools of Gary; graduated, Kemper Military (high) School, Boonville, Mo., 1952; B.S., U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., 1958; J.D., Valparaiso (Ind.) Law School, 1966; admitted to the Indiana Bar in 1966 and commenced practice in Gary; served in U.S. Marine Corps, corporal, 1952-1954; U.S. Army, first lieutenant, 1958-1961; teacher, Edison High School, Gary, 1961; employed as computer analyst, Chicago, Ill., 1962; served as zoning administrator, Gary, 1964-1965; executive secretary to the mayor of Gary, 1965-1967; served in Indiana house of representatives, 1967-1971; Indiana senate, 1971-1976; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fifth, Ninety-sixth, and Ninety-seventh Congresses; served from Jan. 3, 1977, until his death on Sept. 7, 1982, in Washington, D.C.; interment at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, Ind.)