Benjamin Knight (politician) facts for kids
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|Member of the California Senate
from the 6th district
January 8, 1883 - January 3, 1887
|Succeeded by||Archibald Yell|
October 16, 1836|
Mansfield, Connecticut, U.S.
|Died||June 2, 1905(aged 68)|
|Spouse(s)||Lydia A. Killey|
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Unit||1st Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
Benjamin Knight (October 16, 1836 - June 2, 1905) served in the California State Senate for the 6th district from 1883 to 1887. During the American Civil War, he joined Company I, 1st Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment of the Union Army, and served twenty-one months, where he became a corporal.
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