Richard E. Bennis



Age: 52


Summary: Coast Guard Read Admiral who directed the New York Harbor evacuation of 500,000 people after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, who had served as a captain of the three largest East Coast ports, Charleston, South Carolina, Hampton Roads, Virginia, and New York City.



Cause of Death: Melanoma


Born: December 21, 1950


Died: August 3, 2003


Location: Fredericksburg, Virginia