Br. Robert Benish

Order: SJ
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Fairbanks AK

Vows as Jesuit brother in 1943. Assigned in Alaska 1946-89. Died in Spokane 4/24/91.Two or more pending claims against Benish shown in bankruptcy reorganization documents for Fairbanks Diocese 1/25/10. On Jesuit West Province’s list 12/7/18. It notes allegations in 2008 of abuse in 1954 and 1961-62. Worked at St. Mary’s Mission in Akulurak, AK during the time of the alleged abuse.


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