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Relationships of Benton, Joel

To explore the relationships between the various bohemian writers and artists who frequented Pfaff's bar, select a person or group, and then select a relationship type. This section of the site is currently under construction; new content is being added on a regular basis.

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Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882)

Benton was considered a valuable Emerson scholar, particularly following the poet's death.

Greeley, Horace (1811-1872)

"His admiration for Horace Greeley led him back in 1872 to the editor's chair, in support of Greeley's presidential campaign." He also published a book about Greeley, titled Greeley on Lincoln in 1893.


Benton, Myron Beecher (1834-1902)


Myron Beecher Benton was one of Joel Benton's cousins.