Englewood Makes History

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    Benjamin "Ben" Peters was a barber in Englewood and the owner of Ben's Barbershop.

    He moved to Englewood in the 1950s from South Carolina and after serving in the army opened his own store. He had many famous clientele including Roosevelt Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Eddie Murphy, Wilson Pickett, George Benson, J. J. Johnson, and George Powell. He also cut hair for inmates at Bergen County Jail. He retired in April 2002 and moved to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. 

    He married Laura A. Benson in 1962.
  • Willie E %22Mr B%22 Brennon.png

    Known as "Mr.B," William Brennon was the owner of the popular Brennon's Barber Shop.

    His wife was Carol E. Taylor. He had five children.
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