Charles H. Benton | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 94 Issue 13 | p. 35 | Obituaries
Issue Date: March 28, 2016

Charles H. Benton

Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS, obituaries

Benton, 89, died on Sept. 26, 2015, in Kingsport, Tenn.

“Charles was a veteran of World War II and served in the Philippines. He was also a professional photographer and wrote a guidebook on international photographic competition. He was predeceased by his wife, Betty.”—Deborah Clevenger, daughter

Most recent title: director of health and nutrition research, Eastman Chemical

Education: B.S., chemistry, University of Kansas, 1948; Ph.D., organic chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1951

Survivors: daughters, Karen Elgard and Deborah Clevenger, and three grandchildren


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