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Cornelius G. H. Bennink


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1900 Republican AD-78 2853 Win
11-08-1910 Republican AD-76 4397 Win

Candidate Biography:

Cornelius Gerrit Hendrik Bennink
Born: October 27, 1842 in Holland
Married: Lois Augusta Ellis (m. 1869)
Children: Arthur, Percy, Ernest, Carroll, and Herbert
Military Service: ARMY (Civil War)
Died: August 10, 1917 in Whittier, CA

1880-1885: Member, Cambridge City Council [Massachusetts]
1886-1887: Representative, Massachusetts State Legislature

  • During the Civil War, Bennink fought in the battles of Williamsburg, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, and Cold Harbor.

Source: California Blue Book (1911)
Source: Description of the Cornelius Gerrit Hendrik Bennink Papers by the Cambridge Historical Society