Benjamin Carl Dendurent Biography

Benjamin Carl Dendurent, born June 7, 1945

Twin to Robert Samuel Dendurent

Ben volunteered at the Brooklyn, New York, headquarters of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society from 1967 to 1971. He worked as a letter carrier in Queens, New York for a number of years until about 1990 when he transferred to Easthampton, Massachusetts so that he could be closer to his mother. However, on July 1, 1991, Ben fell while on his postal route. He suffered a severe head injury and nearly died. Although he was eventually able to return to work, he had many health problems until his death.Ben had many personal interests. He enjoyed stamp and coin collecting. He liked fishing when he was younger. He enjoyed learning about nature and always passed on his copies of The National Geographic Magazine to younger people.