Benton

biographical name Ben·ton \ ˈben-tᵊn \

Definition of Benton

Thomas Hart 1782–1858 Old Bullion American politician

Benton

biographical name

Definition of Benton

Thomas Hart 1889–1975 grand-nephew of Thomas Hart Benton American painter

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