|17th Mayor of Melbourne|
|Preceded by||John Thomas Smith|
|Succeeded by||Edward Cohen|
|Born||21 January 1822|
Ireland, United Kingdom
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Bennett died in Northcote, Victoria on 18 January 1891.
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