French, Benjamin Brown

Life Span
to
Full name
Benjamin Brown French
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
No. of Spouses
2
No. of Children
1
Family
Elizabeth Smith Richardson (first wife - died 1861), Mary Ellen Brady French (second wife) 
Occupation
Other
Other Occupation
Clerk of the House of Representatives, Commissioner of Public Works
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Political Parties
Democratic
Republican
Government
Pierce Administration (1853-57)
Buchanan Administration (1857-61)
Lincoln Administration (1861-65)
Johnson Administration (1865-69)
How to Cite This Page: "French, Benjamin Brown," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, https://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/index.php/node/42198.