BELLE JENNINGS BENCHLEY (1882-1973)
Belle Jennings Benchley (August 28, 1882 – December 17, 1972), known as “The Zoo Lady,” was the director of the San Diego Zoo from 1927 to 1953, guiding its expansion from a small collection of animals to an innovative, world-class zoo.
|Name:||Belle J Benchley|
|Social Security #:||560280222|
|Birth Date:||28 Aug 1882|
|Death Date:||17 Dec 1973|
|Death Place:||San Diego|