I dont have a birthdate on george Benz the first but on George the second it was Feb 3rd 1862. He was born in St.Paul Minnesota. In 1884 he joined his father George the first in the family business of George Benz's and Sons.The business was a wholesale liquor business. George 2 was also into real estate in St.Paul and Minneapolis.George the second married Josphine Hamm the daughter of the Hamm's brewery established in Minnesota. They had four Children. My grandfather Herbert, George the third, and two daughters Josphine, and Laura. George the second died in 1924 but I dont have a exact date. Let me know if any connections with yours. I just found out that there is a George the forth in this line also.