Benton 1, Thomas Hart Labeled As "Old Bullion.” 1782-1858. Us legislator. A U.S. senator (1821-1851) and representative (1853-1855) from Missouri, he staunchly opposed making use of paper money.
Benton 2, Thomas Hart 1889-1975. Us singer whose paintings and murals, like the History of Missouri, had been performed in an appartment, realistic design referred to as regionalism and portrayed life inside Midwest and South.