Lansing H. Bennett

Dr. Lansing H. Bennett was a 66-year-old physician who worked for the Central Intelligence Agency and was shot to death by Mir Aimal Kasi outside the agency's Langley headquarters on January 25, 1993.[1]

Bennett was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, and served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. After the war, he attended Princeton University, and took his medical degree from Jefferson College in Philadelphia.[1]

Dr. Bennett served for two years with the Navy Medical Corps, then established a private practice in Duxbury, Massachusetts, until he entered government service in 1980. He worked for both the State Department and the U.S. Army before joining the CIA in 1991.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Lansing Bennett, Physician Slain Outside CIA." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): B4. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1995). Jan 27 1993. Web. 31 Mar. 2012.