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She helped found the Connecticut Branch of the American Birth Control League in 1923 alongside Katharine Houghton Hepburn and her mother, Katharine Beach Day. The women were inspired to start the organization after hearing Margaret Sanger speak in Hartford. Bennett also directed the American Birth Control League's labor department.
She married Ricard Brooks in New York on Dec. 30, 1931. She died on June 12, 1961.
M. T. Bennett Is Divorcing Wife In Paris, New York Times, Nov. 30, 1926.
Cutler, William Richard, Edward Henry Clement, Samuel Hart, Mary Kingsbury Talcott, Frederick Bostwick, and Ezra S. Stearns, eds. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation, Volume 2 (1911), p. 1160.