Birth: 1858, Sep. 3
- Baltimore City
- Queen Anne’s
- Dates: 1858-?
Notes: [Admitted to MedChi, 1899]. Born at Kent Island, Queen Anne County, Md., September 3, 1858. Educated at the State Normal School; taught in the public schools three years; M.D., University of Maryland, 1883; Health Officer for two years; practices at Kent Island, Md.
Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 319
- Dates: 1858-1934
Notes: Gravestone, Dr. John R. Benton, Stevensville Cemetery, Stevensville, Queen Anne’s County, Md.
Source: Gravestone located during personal visit to cemetery by Ralph Eshelman in September 2010 and reported to website. Link added to website from FindAGrave.com
- Dates: 1883
Notes: M.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine
Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Historical Sketch of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (1807-1890), with an Introductory Chapter, Notices of the Schools of Law, Arts and Sciences, and Theology, and the Department of Dentistry, and a General Catalog of Medical Alumni Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 164