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(born June 15, 1927 in Wilson, North Carolina) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for four different teams between 1951 and 1956. Listed at 6' 4", 195 lb., he batted and threw right-handed.
was a magistrate and political figure in Newfoundland. He entered politics in 1832 running for House of Assembly for Twillingate and Fogo. He became Speaker of the House of Assembly in 1834 opposing William Carson as a conservative supporter and remained as speaker until 1837 when he did not run for election. Bennett also held a number of appointed positions in the government after he chose not to run for further office. He was chosen for these appointments because the governor, Sir John Harvey, wanted both brothers to be part of the newly formed government.