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Guide to the Irving Wright Benton Collection, 1880s-1952
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The Irving Wright Benton Collection (1880s-1952) includes personal items and photographs.
Irving Wright Benton (1888-1952) came to Pasadena from Florida in 1906 with his mother, Lutie Wright Benton and his grandparents. Lutie Wright Benton was a prominent Pasadena socialite. Irving Wright Benton was married first to Helen May Adams and then to Lillian A. Benton. At one time Benton was a prominent Pasadena businessman working in sales. He was also the sales manager at General Motors Truck Company of California.
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