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Willie at School
Photos 1901-1910

University of Illinois, 1908-1910 (class of 1913)

While at the university, Willie joined the Phi Delta Theta fraternity where he made some life-long firends.
He did not complete his undergraduate studies.  His father died (1 April, 1910) and Wilie returned to Argentina to take on the managememt of ‘La California’.

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Phi Delta Theta – Eta Chapter – 1909 or 1910
202 E. Green Street, Champaign, ILL
Willie is standing far left.
(Source: F.M. Benitz)

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Willie Benitz (& Bus Meeks ?)
Clip from Phi Delt photo at left.
(Source: F.M. Benitz)

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Fraternity Lounge, ca.1910
202 E. Green Street, Champpaign, ILL
(Source: F.M. Benitz)

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Willie (right) & date
Phi Delt fraternity front lawn, 1909 or 1910
(Source: F.M. Benitz)

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Willie's desk (left)
Phi Delta Theta fraternity, 1909 or 1910
(Source: F.M. Benitz)

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Photos above Willie's desk
Notice photos of mother & father.
(Source: F.M. Benitz)

101 Ranch, Bliss, Oklahoma

 

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Willie as a cowboy
Almost certainly at the 101 Ranch
Bliss, Oklahome – 1909-1910
(Click here to read the story.)
(Source: C. Le Bas)

 

© Peter Benitz (Benitz Family)