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Dobbie Drake Takes New Job At Battle Creek

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14
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February
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1952
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Legacies Project Oral History: Clyde Bennett

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 9:47am

Clyde “Buck” Bennett was born in 1918 in Houdathotit, Alabama. When he was 10, his family moved to Birmingham, Michigan. He attended Birmingham High school and two years at Antioch College, where he gained experience in sales and newspaper advertising. Bennett served in World War II, and returned to Michigan to work for the Jam Handy Organization and Chrysler Advertising. Later in life he switched careers to become CEO of the Bennett Realtors and Commercial Development Company in Deland, Florida. He passed away on January 25, 2020.

Clyde Bennett was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2008 as part of the Legacies Project.