Aleut man who, in 1927, won a contest to design the flag used to represented the Alaskan Territory before it became a U.S. state. His design was inspired by the constellations visible from the orphanage where he grew up.
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|FULL NAME:||Benny Benson|
|BIRTH DATE:||October 12, 1913|
|AGE:||105 years old|
Benny Benson is a Person. He was married to Betty Van Hise from 1938 to 1950. He had daughters named Anna and Charlotte. He was sent to live in an orphanage at age three, shortly after the death of his mother.
DID YOU KNOW He was awarded $1000 for winning the Alaskan flag contest, which he later used to attend the Hemphill Diesel Engineering School.
FACT He and Robert Heft, who designed the 50-star American flag, are both famous for their flag designs.
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Currently, Benny Benson is 105 years old. He will celebrate his 106th birthday on a Sunday, October 12th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Benny Benson’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, Libra’s life pursuit is to be consistent and a secret desire to live an easy, uncomplicated life. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are: cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, avoids confrontations, will carry a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra are Aries, Sagittarius.
Benny Benson was born in the Year of the Ox. Those born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways. This year is the year of the Pig.
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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