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Jack Bennet Gringo Cristero




wearechange

Apr 24, 2012, 2:24 PM

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Jack Bennet Gringo Cristero

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I am looking for any info regarding Jack Bennet who passed away circa 1983. As a teenager I met Jack in CA around 1981. He awed me with his incredible stories as a Mexican charro and his participation as I guess the only Gringo Cristero. He had photos and relics of the time to proove it. He was married to Litka Bennett a dance teacher from Hungary or Bulgaria (can┤t remember) who had a ballet studio in Guadalajara. His compadre was some charro call JosÚ El Coyote.



tonyburton


Apr 28, 2015, 2:32 PM

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Re: [wearechange] Jack Bennet Gringo Cristero

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By chance, I just came across a reference to a "Jack Bennet and wife" who attended an art exhibit at the Villa Montecarlo in Chapala in November 1944.
Other than that, I know nothing about him, but would be interested to hear more if anyone has additional information.



richmx2


Apr 29, 2015, 12:54 AM

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Re: [wearechange] Jack Bennet Gringo Cristero

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I've been writing on the Cristeros, but never heard of him. Would be interested in hearing more.


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robt65

Apr 30, 2015, 5:49 AM

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Hello "wearechange",
Now I think that you have piqued the interest of many of us. I sure hope you continue with your research. It sounds very interesting. Good luck in your investigations and I for one hope they lead you to a fruitful ending, or beginning, as the case may be.
Regards,
robt65