Benedict Jablonski

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Benedict P. Jablonski, aka Ben Jason(c. 1917 – May 15, 2003) was a longtime science fiction fan and booster who co-designed the Hugo Award[1] based on a rocket-shaped hood ornament from an Oldsmobile 88. He was also chairman of the 1966 World Science Fiction Convention in Cleveland, Ohio at which Gene Roddenberry previewed the two-hour pilot of his new series, "Star Trek", for science fiction fans.

He died May 15, 2003 in Ohio at the age of 86.


  1. ^ Ben Jason (–2003) Archived August 8, 2014, at the Wayback Machine., at; published May 20, 2003; retrieved July 31, 2014