Br. Robert L. Benish

Order: SJ
Status: Accused

Died: 04/24/1991
Diocese: Diocese of Fairbanks AK

Made vows as Jesuit brother in 1943. Assigned in Alaska 1946-1989. Died in Spokane WA 4/24/1991. Two or more pending claims against Benish are shown in bankruptcy reorganization documents for the Fairbanks Diocese 1/25/2010. On the Jesuit West Province’s list 12/7/2018. It notes allegations in 2008 of abuse in 1954 and 1961-1962. Worked at St. Mary’s Mission in Akulurak, AK during the time of the alleged abuse.

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