Bennett, Alfred a Baptist minister, was born at Mansfield, Conn., Sept. 26, 1780. He was licensed to preach in 1806. In 1828 he accepted an appointment by the Board of Foreign Missions to visit churches and congregations, and he permanently gave himself to this work in 1832. He died May 10, 1851. An intellectual, well-balanced, and far-reaching mind gave him high rank among his denomination. He published a sermon entitled The Kingdom of Christ Distinguished from the Kingdom of Caesar. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 6:535.