Convention Member Ralph R. Benedict
Born in Monkton, Vermont, on October 25, 1808. Mr. Benedict married Miss Adelia Brown November 28, 1927, in Cuyahoga, Ohio. He moved his family to Iowa in 1840. Mr. Benedict was a delegate to the 1844 Constitutional Convention in Iowa City representing Clinton County. He died on September 22, 1857 at Anamosa, Jones County, Iowa and was buried on September 23, 1857 at Spade Cemetery, Fairview, Iowa.