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Benjamin Travis Laney

AKA Benjamin Travis Laney, Jr.

Born: 25-Nov-1896
Birthplace: Camden, AR
Died: 21-Jan-1977
Location of death: Magnolia, AR
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Memorial Park Cemetery, Camden, AR

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Arkansas, 1945-49

Military service: US Navy (1918-19)

Father: Benjamin Travis Laney
Mother: Martha Ellen Saxon
Wife: Lucile Kirtley (m. 19-Jan-1926, three sons)
Son: Benjamin Travis III
Son: William David
Son: Phillip

    University: Hendrix College (attended 1915-16)
    University: AB, University of Central Arkansas (1924)
    University: University of Utah (graduate study)

    Governor of Arkansas (9-Jan-1945 to 11-Jan-1949)
    Arkansas State Official Arkansas Penitentiary Board (1941-44)
    Mayor Camden, AR (1935-39)

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