According to this family record http://users.rcn.com/selmaburrows/bdb/bdb8.htmlRobert Benchley, jr. was born at Sarah Lwarence Hospital in Bronxville, New York on 26 August 1919, and died on 24 June 1988.Bench first married Elizabeth Woodward Dickinson on 25 September 1943. Elizabeth Dickinson was born on 9 June 1920, and died in August 1976.Their children are:Elizabeth Darling Benchley, born on 7 July 1945.Robert Benchley, III born on 25 November 1950.Then we find this record,Wisconsin Marriages, 1973-1997 about Elizabeth D Benchley Name: Elizabeth D Benchley Estimated Birth Year: 1945 Age: 37 Gender: F (Female) County of Residence: Milwaukee Spouse: Nason Eustace Hall Jr Spouse's Estimated Birth Year: 1934Spouse's Age: 48 Spouse's Gender: M (Male) Spouse's County of Residence: Milwaukee Marriage Date: 7 Aug 1982 Marriage County: Milwaukee Certificate Number: 301366 Microfilm Roll Number: 10
A photo of Bob Jr. and Elizabeth Dickinson:https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=1333572&l=0f13b5b350&id=1138586226I always wondered what became of Bob Jr., he stayed out of the limelight.
How is it possible for the Robert Benchley Society not to know who his grandchildren are?Elizabeth is not hard to find online, by the way: http://uwf.edu/anthropology/facstaff/benchley.cfm
Late to the game, I just discovered the stream about "Cousin E." She is a highly-regarded professor in Pensacola, FL, and one of the direct descendants of "Sweet Old Bob." She was his second grandchild, only granddaughter and sister of the esteemed photographer, RBIII. She (quite wisely) flies under the radar, pursuing her passion for anthropology. -NRB
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