Clarence Benson - WHS Class of 1949

Clarence Benson - WHS Class of 1949

High School Activities
Football ’47, ’48, ‘49 - Co-captain ‘49; Conference champions ’48, ‘49

Basketball ’47, ’48, ‘49 - Conference and District champs in 1949; Region Runner-up

Baseball ’47, ’48, ‘49 - Captain ‘49; District champs; Region Runner –up

Activities - Junior Class Play; Trojan Yearbook; W-Star Paper; W-Club

College - Worthington Community College ’49-50 - Baseball; Arizona University ‘50 - Baseball; University of Minnesota Degree in Business Administration ’52-55 - Baseball

Awards - Jaycees Distinguished Service ‘61; Community Service ‘73; NJCAA Distinguished Service ‘74

Other - Chairman of Worthington United Fund 1958; President of Worthington Jaycees 1958; Worthington Planning Commission; President of Worthington Chamber of Commerce; Co-Director of National Junior College Wrestling Tournament from 68-72.

Clarence and his wife, Mareileen (Neen) had 7 children: JoEllen (deceased), Greg, Jeff, John, Paula, Bill and Roger.  Clarence served as General Sales Manager for Schroeder Milk Co. in Maplewood. He is now retired.