A. G. BennettRepublican
Augustus Griffin Bennett, Sr.
Born: 1836 in Oneida Co., New York
Married: Mary E. Jones (m. 1867)
Child: Augustus G. Jr.
Military Service: ARMY (Civil War)
Died: Died: August 8, 1897 in San Jose, CA
1870s or 1880s: Member, San Jose City Council
1894: Resigned from the State Assembly on April 13.
- Accepted the Confederate surrender of the city of Charleston, South Carolina in 1865.
- Served with the 81st New York Infantry & 21st U.S. Colored Infantry