Ben Salmon died of pneumonia on February 15th, 1932 during the Depression and was buried at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois in the grave located at Section 26, Block 1, Lot 144. No marker was placed on the grave.
The Friends of Franz and Ben have begun collecting funds to place a marker on Ben's grave. Donations can be sent to
Friends of Franz and Ben
89 Pine Street
Binghamton, NY 13901
As of October 26, 2016 contributions of $180.00 have come from:
Fr. Bernard Survil
There is now a page devoted to this effort at Memorial for Ben Salmon.
(Mt Carmel entrance photo obtained from www.findagrave.com)