Harvey A. Bennett was born in 1854 and came to Wyoming in 1877. He worked at Organ’s Hardware in the 1880s, later owning it. He was one of the first directors of the First National Bank and president of the Buffalo Echo Publishing Company. He was the first mayor of Buffalo in 1884. Bennett and his family left Buffalo and moved to Missouri in 1889. Bennett died at the age of 97 in 1951.