INMAN, Benjamin R. SENATE, 1925, 1927 (HENDRICKS, Morgan, and Owen) Republican. Born June 21, 1871, Martin County, Indiana. Moved to Middletown, Henry County; to Plainfield, Hendricks County; and to Franklin, Johnson County in 1941. Attended common schools, Central Normal College, Danville; Westfield College, Illinois. Married Serilda E. Ledgerwood, 1892 (4 children)--died ca 1922. Methodist. (United Brethren in Christ) before legislative service; Presbyterian. Teacher; minister; farmer; editor and publisher: Middletown News, 1906-12, Plainfield Messenger, 1916-23; executive secretary, state Chamber of Commerce; lecturer, Redpath Chautauqua Circuit; retired, 1941. Indiana Republican Editorial Association, secretary, 1924. Freemason; Knights of Pythias; Columbia Club. Great Lakes-St Lawrence Tidewater Association. Died December 3, 1956, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana. SLQ; Littell; U.S. Census, 1900; WPA-Marriages (Martin); Miller; IBS; newspapers.
From: A Biographical Directory of the Indiana General Assembly Vol #2 1900-1984 Published 1984 Justin E Walsh, editor