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Bes-Ben
Nationality: 
american
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1920
Birth Place: 
Chicago
Death Date: 
1988
Bes-Ben was started by Benjamin B. Greenfield (1897-1989) and his sister Bessie in 1920 in Chicago. Known for elaborate and creative themed hats, Bes-Ben hats were pretty much mainstream until World War II. In 1941, Benjamin Greenfields began decorating his hats with unusual objects, around themes based on popular culture, holidays and current events.