Benjamin Benny

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Benjamin Benny
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Senator for South Australia
In office
1 July 1920 – 26 January 1926
Succeeded by Alexander McLachlan
Personal details
Born (1869-10-21)21 October 1869
Aldinga, South Australia
Died 10 February 1935(1935-02-10) (aged 65)
Nationality Australian
Political party Nationalist
Profession Solicitor

Benjamin Benny (21 October 1869 – 10 February 1935) was an Australian politician. Born in Aldinga, South Australia, he was educated at state schools and then the University of Adelaide, becoming a solicitor. He was Vice-President of the South Australian Law Society, and served as mayor of Brighton Council. In 1919, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Nationalist Senator for South Australia. He did not recontest in 1925 and although his term was due to finish on 30 June 1926 he resigned from parliament on 26 January 1926 and was replaced by Alexander McLachlan. Benny died in 1935.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-11-23.