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He founded the Benson Development Corporation. In reference stardate 1/2706, Luther Benson paid 7 million credits to the Orion leader Mighty Golenz and his family for his company to purchase the Orion Colony of Votannis.
The planet was named Bensonia, and a Human colony was founded there. This was a rare example of a Federation colony established on Orion terms. (FASA RPG - The Orions module: Book of Common Knowledge)