Bennett Reunion Part 2 9-8-1946

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Bennett Reunion Part 2
9-8-1946 - BrownsviUs; Mr. and Mrs. Leo McCormlck s»tf...
BrownsviUs; Mr. and Mrs. Leo McCormlck s»tf son, BttUe, at Brownsville. The list does not Include ntefltS and nephews that called during the reunion^ It took three separate pictures to corast! only a portion oif the big Bennett family in their huge reunion held repently at Olmito. Tile top picture shows a group qf the TOW e* the family; the children^, insuring the family name plenty of longevity, ij shown In the middle picture. Some of the -mothers, wffes, and sisters jp the big family are shown in the bottom picture. · . . . · » . , » - . When the Bennett family of th(! Bio Orande Valley gets together, you better start figuring the rneajs pn arrriy propprtiorj.s-TT-lor the Bennett family IB one of the biggest in the big State of Texas. Recently, the home of Mr. and Mrs'. W. p. Bennett at "blrnlto was the scene of the first family reunion since the war was over The Bennetts thronged. , from Valley points and out-of -Valley points for the When the head-counting waft complete, over *J*ty' members of the big meet. v Ifamlly present still rnny were missing from the gathering.' Being big, the Bennett family, nctm-aftr Is diversified: the talgnts represented by the farnj\y includes lawyers, merchants, judges, farmers, mechanics, salesmen, to mention a few. 'But perhaps, beyond all this, the family -- especially around Brownsville -- Is especially around for producing some pf the best football players in the state. ' In their time, Sam, Alton, Clarence, Donald, Wi)ey, Boy and Dtck did plenty of stellar gridiron p)ay- ing for Brownsville High gphopl. A new crop of Bennett youngsters are now sprouting up to cprttjnue the family name In Valley sports. To -The-

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  1. The Brownsville Herald,
  2. 08 Sep 1946, Sun,
  3. Page 6

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