Donald Benedict

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Reverend Donald Benedict died on September 4 2008 in Chicago.

Harold Washington

Harold Washington Transition Committee

In 1983, Donald Benedict, Executive Director Emeritus, Community Renewal Society served on the incoming Chicago Mayor Harold Washington's transition oversight Committee.[1]

Harold Washington for Mayor of Chicago

Circa late 1982, members of the Citizens Committee/Harold Washington for Mayor of Chicago (in formation) included Donald Benedict.[2]

DSA member

Don Benedict was a long time, sometimes[3] Democratic Socialists of America member. He had been the director of the Community Renewal Society for nearly a quarter century starting in 1980. And, more recently, he was a founder of Protestants for the Common Good . He was 91 years old.


  1. Harold Washington Oversight Committee: List of Members
  2. Undated circa late 1982, HWAC Mayoral Campaign Records, Box 5, Folder 1