Monday, June 2, 2014

Everett N. Bennett, M.D.

Everett N. Bennett was the son of John and Eliza Bennett, born in Sharpsville, Indiana in 1886. In 1915, Everett N. Bennett earned his medical degree from the Western Reserve University in Ohio. That same year he married Wilma Wick, a native of Sandusky, Ohio. During World War One, Dr. Bennett served with the Medical Corps. A biographical sketch of Dr. Everett N. Bennett is found in the book HISTORY OF HOWARD COUNTY IN THE WORLD WAR.

Dr. Everett Bennett practiced medicine in Kokomo, Indiana for a number of years. He served as Commander of the American Legion post in Kokomo, and was instrumental in the formation of the Sons of the Legion chapter. On June 2, 1938, Dr. Everett Bennett passed away after suffering a heart attack. His remains were brought to Ohio from Indiana on the Nickel Plate Railroad. Funeral services for Dr. Everett were held at the Frey Funeral Home with Father William Armitage officiating. Dr. Everett Bennett was buried in Oakland Cemetery in Sandusky, Ohio. An obituary for Dr. Everett N. Bennett appeared in the June 4, 1938 issue of the Sandusky Star Journal.

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