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John (Jack) Alexander Benedict

Family reference: 352.254.121

Born Born 6 Nov 1905   Calgary, Alberta
Married Married 3 Feb 1939 Marion Conn  
Died Died 2 Sept 1974   Vancouver, B.C.
Buried     Union Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta



  1. Marleen Ella Benedict; living
  2. Alan; living

Jack’s Early Years

Uncle Jack got in on the ground floor with IBM back in 1939, married Marion and moved to Vancouver. They had one daughter and one adopted son who later became an animator for Walt Disney.
- per letter by Ritchie Benedict in 2010.

Jack and Marion

Marion Conn was born on July 11, 1912. They resided at 1657 East 55 in Vancouver, B.C.



BENEDICT, JACK A.: September 2nd, 1974 (Vancouver). Mr. Benedict was born in Calgary 68 years ago. He worked for Burns & Company until 1936, at which time he left for Vancouver, and was employed by I.B.M. until retirement. He is survived by his wife Marion, daughter Marlene, grand-daughter Sharon, and son Alan. Also, two sisters: Dorothy Lamont-Calgary, Agnes Scott-Edmonton, four brothers: William, Albert & George of Calgary, and Norman (Vancouver) and an aunt A. McPhail (Calgary). Services were held at the Mount Pleasant Funeral Home, Vancouver, B.C.


Jack Benedict is buried in Union Cemetery in Calgary, Alberta, beside his mother.

-- JimBenedict - 22 Oct 2011
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