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Benjamin Franklin | Editorials  The Missourian

ur county's namesake, Benjamin Franklin, was a complex man, praised by many, criticized by others, but who has gone down in American history as a statesman ...

The Missourian
The art museum that's also a bridge  PhillyVoice.com

In addition to helping people traverse from Philadelphia to New Jersey across the Delaware River, the Ben Franklin Bridge has another little-known function: it's ...

Finding happiness with Ben Franklin | Opinion  Valdosta Daily Times

Finding happiness with Ben Franklin. I've been as troubled as anyone about the unhappiness in our country and have been doing research to pinpoint its origin.

Valdosta Daily Times
Meet Ben Franklin, an adorable new police therapy dog  WCVB Boston

He's already riding around in the police cruiser and making the community smile.

WCVB Boston
'Ben Franklin' brings fluffy support to the community  Turn to 10

The Franklin Police Department has adopted a new officer, quite literally. The newest addition is the youngest at just 3 and a half months, He has four paws and ...

Turn to 10
St. Albans senior center to welcome 'Ben Franklin' for free community program  Charleston Gazette-Mail

The Hansford Senior Center in St. Albans will host a historical program featuring American forefather Benjamin Franklin (by proxy).

Charleston Gazette-Mail
Ben Franklin placed on lockdown after 11-year-old found with gun  FOX 8 Live WVUE

Ben Franklin Math and Science School was placed on lockdown after a 12-year-old student was discovered to be in possession of a handgun on campus.

Lancaster That Was: Ben Franklin's trust donated to Lancaster County Foundation in 1994  LancasterOnline

Excerpts and summaries of news stories from the former Intelligencer Journal, Lancaster New Era and Sunday News that focus on the events in the county's past ...

Ben Franklin Technology Partners releases annual report  Reading Eagle

About 6000 jobs were created or retained in 21-county area.

Reading Eagle
Ben Franklin Honor Society to Produce 'BFHS Book of Wisdom'  Printing Impressions

The Ben Franklin Honor Society (BFHS) has announced an initiative to publish a book highlighting the significant success stories of its membership, presently ...

Printing Impressions
Ben Franklin Technology Partners to award $50,000 in tech start-up contest  YourErie

Do you want to know more about how to get $50000 toward your startup? Budding entrepreneurs gathered downtown this morning to find out just that.

Senior Voices: Post Office - Vote – Ben Franklin 284  Positively Naperville

Where have I been? How did this escape me? When did our postage go up in price? I have a big box of 8.5 x 11 white envelopes with my return address printed ...

Positively Naperville
#itjustexploded and Ben Franklin | Thomas Fox - JDSupra  JD Supra

We had two sports events last week that may well provide some unique insights for the compliance practitioner. The first sports issue was that of the exploding ...

JD Supra
Lions boys soccer team falls to Ben Franklin 5-3  YourGV.com

The Halifax County Middle School boys soccer team sustained another tough loss Monday night, falling 5-3 to Ben Franklin Middle School at Tuck Dillard ...

Ben Franklin Transit affected by snow  NBC Right Now

RICHLAND, WA - When the snow hit our region, many local businesses and people were affected, especially Ben Franklin Transit.

NBC Right Now
Budget Hearing Q&A: Ben Franklin Technology Partners | Government  NorthcentralPa.com

During the budget hearing for the Ben Franklin Technology Partners, Senator Yaw discussed similar programs in other states, resources that could be ...

Check out the New Orleans area high school softball schedule for the week of March 18-23  The Advocate

New Orleans Area High School Softball Schedule. Editor's note: Coaches should contact Nathan Brown at nbrown@theadvocate.com or Mike Strom at ...

The Advocate
PHOTOS: STM vs. Ben Franklin girls playoffs  The Daily Advertiser

St. Thomas More defeated Ben Franklin, 47-33, in the regional round of the Division II girls basketball playoffs.

The Daily Advertiser
Quit Worrying and Learn To Love Trade With China - Reason.com  Reason

Get ready for the Great Trump-Xi Depression. The White House is pursuing two stupid policies, trying to reduce the United States' "balance of payments" with ...

Benjamin Franklin Strickland | Obits  Watauga Democrat

Dr. Benjamin Franklin Strickland, 90, of Boone, N.C., passed away Friday evening, February 8, 2019 at his home.

Watauga Democrat
Ben Franklin Technology creates, retains nearly 6000 jobs in 2018  Pennsylvania Business Report

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, a program that partners client companies with resources that help them prosper through ...

Pennsylvania Business Report
Let’s make our country happier, healthier and more secure through the love of reading  San Luis Obispo Tribune

A group of San Luis Obispo County, California, Girl Scout cadets launched “Everybody Reads — SLO“ to collect children's and teen books and book gift cards to ...

San Luis Obispo Tribune
St. Thomas More tops Ben Franklin to advance to girls basketball quarterfinals  The Advocate

Emily Bourque drilled a pivotal 3-pointer that put the brakes on a Ben Franklin comeback bid and propelled St. Thomas More to a 47-33 victory and a berth in ...

The Advocate
VIDEO | Lt. Ray Dickop American Legion Post 36 celebrates its 100th anniversary  washingtoncountyinsider.com

March 17, 2019 – West Bend, WI – A special evening Saturday night, March 16 as members of the American Legion Lt. Ray Dickop Post 36 gathered to ...

Track roundup: Troy sets meet record at UWP Invitational  Kenosha News

Tremper junior Maddy Troy already owns four pieces of WIAA Division-1 State Track and Field Meet hardware.

Kenosha News
Phrenology Head Used as 'Map' of Zones | News, Sports, Jobs  Wheeling Intelligencer

Medicine has come a long way since the early 1800s, when phrenology was an accepted theory of diagnosis. It was said the head covered a part of the brain ...

Wheeling Intelligencer
Meet Blueface, the Self-Aware Rapper Who Knows He’s More Than a Meme  The New York Times

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — For Blueface, everything is still new, and a little surprising. A couple of weeks ago, he was paid $20,000 to perform two songs at the ...

The New York Times
Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN) Rises 2.52% for March 15  Equities.com

Franklin Resources Inc. is a Franklin Resources provides investment services for individual and institutional investors. Its funds are marketed under the Franklin, ...

Treasure Ochs' legacy of impartiality  Hot Springs Sentinel

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Chattanooga Times Free Press will celebrate its 150th anniversary this year. The newspaper was sold in 1999 by the Ochs/Sulzberger ...

Hot Springs Sentinel
How an obscure Philly nonprofit launched by Vince Fumo ended up in Johnny Doc's control  Philly.com

An obscure Philadelphia nonprofit that has received millions of dollars in taxpayer money might be a blueprint for how political and patronage networks can ...

Teams Pegasus, OG and CFuture Take Top Honors for the Region 1 Finals in Beijing  Knowledge Wharton Highschool

Students arriving at the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing, China, on the morning of Saturday, March 2, 2019, for the KWHS Investment Competition Region ...

Knowledge Wharton Highschool
What happened when I followed Ben Franklin's schedule for a month  Fast Company

As someone who is obsessed with productivity, I'm always looking for the latest book, idea, or tool that can help me accomplish more in less time. Sometimes ...

Fast Company
Ben Franklin didn’t champion turkeys. In fact, they never survived encounters with him.  The Washington Post

Benjamin Franklin, the most colorful of America's Founding Fathers, had a misunderstood, electric and ultimately homicidal relationship with turkeys. Where to ...

The Washington Post
Ben Franklin Plumbing Announces Post About the Value of a Good Plumber in Wichita With Perfect Timing - Press Release  Digital Journal

Ben Franklin is announcing a new post about a good plumber in Wichita and the importance of being dependable in skills and manner. The new post plays on ...

Digital Journal
‘Festival Pier is on sabbatical’: With the Roots Picnic moving, what about the other concerts at the waterfron  Philly.com

The lineup has been announced for the Roots Picnic, the 12th annual music festival that stars and is programmed by the hip-hop band that serves as nightly ...

Etsy for gaming tools? Meet the Philly startup that wants to help you ace that video game  telegraphherald.com

Once upon a time, video games were pretty basic. Consider “Pac-Man,” the chomping mouth that devoured small dots while moving through a maze.

A review of 'Hamilton,' playing at the Saenger: Is it worth the hype?  NOLA.com

Does it live up to the hype, and is it worth the money? For theater-goers paying more for a ticket than this town has likely ever seen before, those are the key ...

Ambitious, flawed Ben Franklin on a path to greatness  The Washington Post

In September 1774, Benjamin Franklin sat down to write what is perhaps the most famous letter of reference in American history. He used the phrase “an ...

The Washington Post
Ben Franklin Institute to put its South End campus up for sale  The Boston Globe

The technical school says it will use the proceeds to create more modern facilities somewhere else in Boston.

The Boston Globe
The Left Abandons American Zionism  American Greatness

Just after midnight, on June 5, 1968, Jerusalem born-Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan murdered U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy in the kitchen pantry of the ...

American Greatness
Benjamin Franklin, social genius of the 18th century?  Stanford University News

Historian Caroline Winterer examined Franklin's letters as part of her research; she argues the 18th century was the first age of extensive social networks.

Stanford University News
Jaisohn Memorial House in Media celebrates Korean revolutionary  WHYY

Throughout his life, here and in his native country, Philip Jaisohn was a champion of Korean independence and social equality.

Area church services announced | News  Indiana Gazette

Indiana County area churches are grouped by communities, which appear in alphabetical order.

Indiana Gazette
Legendary Ladies of Motown Featuring Mary Wilson and Martha Reeves to Perform at SugarHouse Casino  Associated Press

This *content* is a press release from our partner Business Wire. The AP newsroom and editorial departments were not involved in its creation.

Associated Press
10 lessons from Benjamin Franklin's daily schedule that will double your productivity  Ladders

Benjamin Franklin is best remembered as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, but he achieved much more in his lifetime. During Franklin's 84 ...

Ben Franklin Who?  The Wall Street Journal

Most Americans can't pass the civics test required of immigrants.

The Wall Street Journal
Ben Franklin's Inventions and the Dawn of the Electric Age  Now. Powered by Northrop Grumman.

Ben Franklin's inventions included the first practical electrical device, the lightning rod.

Now. Powered by Northrop Grumman.
Ben Franklin’s Other Great Electrical Discovery: Turkey Tenderization  IEEE Spectrum

The pioneering inventor nearly killed himself in pursuit of a practical use for electricity.

IEEE Spectrum
Jazz legend Herbie Hancock becomes first musician to receive Ben Franklin Medal  WHYY

Jazz legend Herbie Hancock was in Philadelphia Wednesday night to accept an award from the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and ...

[Trailer] New Horror Series "The Outer Darkness" Coming to Alter Tomorrow  Bloody Disgusting

From Gunpowder and Sky (Cam; Summer of 84; Prospect) comes Alter, a new horror brand that presents itself as "the first premium horror entertainment brand.

Bloody Disgusting
NSW election: changing tide threatens to leave Nationals stranded on far-north coast  The Guardian

Paul Bibby reports from Ballina and Lismore where the Greens are battling with the Coalition over climate change, housing and social issues.

The Guardian
Why Ben Franklin wasn't a fan of the bald eagle  Chicago Daily Herald

That Ben Franklin wanted the turkey rather than the bald eagle as our national symbol has become the stuff of legend. Why did he feel this way? The answer can ...

Chicago Daily Herald

Franklin Delano Roosevelt had Lucy Mercer. Dwight Eisenhower had Kay Summersby. John F. Kennedy had Judith Exner.

Chicago Tribune
How Ben Franklin's Viral Political Cartoon United the 13 Colonies  History

Franklin's “Join or Die” cartoon was so effective it rallied the colonies and influenced politics throughout two wars.

Ben Franklin, EPAM look to fuel startups with new $50M blockchain fund  Technical.ly

State-backed Ben Franklin Technology Partners is taking cryptocurrency payments for its newest initiative, the GO Philly Fund. Welcome to 2019. Ben Franklin ...

As Franklin Res (BEN) Share Price Declined, Foundation Resource Management Has Lifted Its Stake by $8.76 Million; Columbus Circle Investors Lowered Its Urban Outfitters (URBN) Position by $23.58 Million; Share Price Declined  Lives Advice

Foundation Resource Management Inc increased its stake in Franklin Res Inc (BEN) by 142.32% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Lives Advice
Students install giant money bag on Ben Franklin bench to represent wealth at Penn  The Daily Pennsylvanian

Several Penn students created an art installation aiming to highlight the lack of socioeconomic diversity at Penn. The installation, which was placed at the Ben ...

The Daily Pennsylvanian
Benjamin Franklin's daily schedule: A guide to maximum productivity  Big Think

How do great people get so much done? If you're Ben Franklin, you lay out a detailed schedule.

Big Think
Highfields Capital Management LP Position in Franklin Res (BEN) Has Lowered as Market Value Declined; Quantitative Systematic Strategies Lowered Its Position in Webster Financial (WBS) as Stock Declined  The FinExaminer

Highfields Capital Management Lp decreased its stake in Franklin Res Inc (BEN) by 39% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Highfields ...

The FinExaminer
Franklin Central (Indianapolis) fires boys basketball coach John Rockey  USA TODAY High School Sports

John Rockey coached for 39 years in the Franklin Central system, the past eight leading the boys basketball program. On Thursday, he was called into a ...

USA TODAY High School Sports
Lennox Intl (LII) Shareholder Eventide Asset Management Upped Stake by $5.67 Million as Market Valuation Rose; Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Has Increased Holding in Franklin Resources (BEN) by $3.52 Million  Lives Advice

Eventide Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Lennox Intl Inc (LII) by 22.03% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Eventide Asset ...

Lives Advice
Ramp rises from Camden for biking, walking, wheelchairing across Ben Franklin Bridge  Cherry Hill Courier Post

DRPA ramp construction for easier pedestrian, bike and handicapped access onto Ben Franklin Bridge's south walkway from Camden nears completion.

Cherry Hill Courier Post
Real estate transactions for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties: March 17, 2019 edition  MassLive.com

Agawam. John P. Guerra and Jeffrey A. Guerra to Robert F. Sands and Jhon J. Belalcazar, Regency Park Drive, Unit 2, $73,000. Moonyean M. Field, Alanna A.

Ben Franklin funding to help Martin Guitar tune up sales  Allentown Morning Call

The local Ben Franklin Technology Partners likes to tout the latest high-tech companies incubating at its incubators, but it also helps established manufacturers ...

Allentown Morning Call
‘Young Benjamin Franklin’ Review: Poor Richard Sows His Oats  The Wall Street Journal

Later famous for his probity, the young Founding Father squandered money, mocked a grieving father and impregnated one woman while wooing another.

The Wall Street Journal
Ben Franklin liked the turkey better | News  Left Hand Valley Courier

While it's a myth that Ben Franklin wanted the turkey as our national bird, he did think that the turkey was “a more respectable Bird, and withal a true original.

Left Hand Valley Courier
Ben Franklin volleyball bar star signs with Coastal Alabama College  Gentilly Messenger

Benjamin Franklin High School senior Darian Duroncelet, a standout on the school's acclaimed volleyball team, signed with Coastal Alabama College in a ...

Gentilly Messenger
How to make a decision when you are uncertain of what to do, Ben Franklin style  Boing Boing

In September 1772 the English scientist Joseph Priestly had a difficult decision to make. Should he accept Lord Shelburne's offer to become his personal ...

Boing Boing
Denali Advisors Stake in Franklin Resources (BEN) Cut by $339,300; As Unitedhealth Group (UNH) Market Valuation Declined, Passport Capital Upped Position by $6.65 Million  Lives Advice

Denali Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Franklin Resources Inc (BEN) by 2.61% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Denali Advisors Llc ...

Lives Advice
Donald Trump, Bill Gates and Ben Franklin  Bloomberg

Trump's Favorite Barometer Is Warning Him (Bloomberg Opinion) see also Donald Trump Owns This Stock Market (Bloomberg Opinion); Bill Gates: What I ...

All-conference snub provides extra motivation for Ben Davis guard Jalen Windham  Indianapolis Star

When the all-Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference team was announced last week, it was a surprise to see Jalen Windham's name not among the 12 listed.

Indianapolis Star
SLA at Center City students excited about move to Ben Franklin next school year  The Philadelphia Tribune

Two weeks ago, sophomore Julia Dunn was walking through the hallways at Science Leadership Academy at Center City (SLA) when she noticed floor plans on ...

The Philadelphia Tribune
Our View: Ben Franklin was right: It's good to give  The Sun Chronicle

“It is prodigious the quantity of good that may be done by one man if he will make a business of it.” — Benjamin Franklin. Many great ideas sprang from the mind ...

The Sun Chronicle
Editorial: Of riverbank cleanups and Ben Franklin  Albany Democrat Herald

Let us take a moment today to sing the praises of Russell Hawke of Albany, the man featured in Tuesday's newspaper who's taken to walking along the Dave ...

Albany Democrat Herald
Ben Franklin invests $486K in innovation projects for northeastern Pennsylvania  Allentown Morning Call

Thanksgiving came early for some area businesses, as Ben Franklin Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania said Tuesday its board of directors has approved ...

Allentown Morning Call
Terry Hicks, former VP at Ben Franklin Technology Partners, has died  Technical.ly

Remembered for his positive attitude and impact on the local tech community, Hicks passed away Thursday at the age of 66. Terry Hicks, former VP at Ben ...

Advertiser: Benjamin Franklin High School Prepares to Host Open House  UptownMessenger.com

Students, faculty, staff, and parents at Ben Franklin High School will open the school's gates on Thursday, Oct. 11, and greet prospective students and their ...

Ben Franklin High School in New Orleans sees largest enrollment in history  The Advocate

Over the years, Benjamin Franklin High School's selective admissions policies have provoked plenty of controversy and debate. But while the school has made it ...

The Advocate
OTC: Krista Long, Owner of Ben Franklin's  The Oberlin Review

Krista Long, an Oberlin native, is the owner and operator of Ben Franklin and MindFair Books. She is a highly active member of the Oberlin community.

The Oberlin Review
Scranton early-stage company top 'Idol' in Lehigh Valley Ben Franklin competition  Allentown Morning Call

Early-stage companies compete for a share of $15000 during Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania 15th annual Venture Idol event ...

Allentown Morning Call
Ben Franklin overcomes scary injury to Seth Michael to beat De La Salle 2-0  The Advocate

De La Salle and Ben Franklin were locked in a scoreless battle midway through the first half of their Division II first-round soccer playoff match Friday at Ben ...

The Advocate
3 Timeless Productivity Lessons From Benjamin Franklin  Forbes Now

Author. Printer. Politician. Scientist. Postmaster. Founding father. As one of the leading thinkers and public figures of the eighteenth century, Benjamin Franklin ...

Forbes Now
Solving Dave Sharma's website mystery  Sydney Morning Herald

On Friday we labelled it the most pointless squabble in Liberal Party history. The feud between Wentworth Liberal Dave Sharma and another local — a member ...

Sydney Morning Herald
Ben Franklin's 8-Bit World  WHYY

The Franklin Institute currently has a summer exhibition, “Game Masters,” about video game design, past and present. Beginning with the arcade era of the early ...

Benjamin Franklin Parkway Celebrates 100 Years  NBC 10 Philadelphia

Friday evening, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will celebrate its 100th birthday. The festivities will take place, yep you guessed it, on the parkway.

NBC 10 Philadelphia
A look at the daily routine of Benjamin Franklin, who didn't always follow his own 'early to bed, early to rise' advice  Business Insider

Benjamin Franklin recorded his standard daily routine in his autobiography. He divided his days into swarths of time where he could work, eat, and enjoy ...

Business Insider
Happy Birthday Benjamin Franklin - America's Founding Father  Communities Digital News

Benjamin Franklin may have been the unofficial president of the US. Sadly, Americans have never honored this great American as they have done for others.

Communities Digital News
Book review (nonfiction): Ambitious, flawed Ben Franklin on a path to greatness  Richmond.com

Ingenuity is the central theme of Nick Bunker's book about the first 40 years of Benjamin Franklin's life. “Ingenuity” was Franklin's favorite word, and in the 18th ...

Benjamin Franklin Invented the Chat Room  The New Yorker

In 1727, when Benjamin Franklin was twenty-one, he and a few friends—among them a scrivener, a joiner, and two cobblers—formed a conversation club called ...

The New Yorker
What Would the Learned Ben Franklin Do Today?  Wall Street Journal

We are already seeing the consequences of the lack of a balanced, informed American history curriculum play out in our national discourse.

Wall Street Journal
Ben Franklin May Be Responsible for Bringing Tofu to America  Smithsonian.com

How a letter of 1770 may have ushered the Chinese staple into the New World.

Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Announces Sources of Monthly Dividend Distribution  GlobeNewswire

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust [NYSE:FTF] (CUSIP 35472T101) has declared a ...

Camden street shut for Ben Franklin Bridge ramp work  Cherry Hill Courier Post

DRPA construction on Ben Franklin Bridge ramp for pedestrian and bicycle access closes Pearl Street for six week.

Cherry Hill Courier Post
Ben Franklin ranked No. 1 public school in Louisiana  Gentilly Messenger

Benjamin Franklin High School has once been ranked as the top public school in the state based on its School Performance Score, or SPS. Franklin's annual ...

Gentilly Messenger
Ben Franklin hold off Haynes Academy to improve to 3-0  The Advocate

It was a fast start and a tense finish, but Benjamin Franklin did enough to get the win Thursday —if only barely. Ben Franklin rushed for 180 yards, while its ...

The Advocate
Freeport businesses awash in funny money as scammers spread fake $100 bills  MyStateline.com

Businesses in Freeport are getting duped by fake $100 bills that look so real they can pass the general eye test and eve the cashier's counterfeit pen test.

Ben Franklin Parkway celebrates its 100th birthday with its own street party  WHYY

In 1683, William Penn laid out a “greene country towne” with a carpenter's square: a rigid grid of modestly sized farming plots broken up by symmetrically placed ...

Herbie Hancock Receives Benjamin Franklin Medal from the Royal Society for the Arts  JAZZIZ Magazine

Herbie Hancock is the first musician to receive the medal from the organization in recognition for his creative achievements and humanitarian efforts.

JAZZIZ Magazine
Ben Franklin's Bird of Courage  Psychology Today

The wild turkey may truly be America's greatest conservation success story.

Psychology Today
Reviewing Franklin Resources Inc. (BEN)'s and Pioneer Diversified High Income Trust (NYSEAMERICAN:HNW)'s results  Thе Mоnіtоr

As Asset Management businesses, Franklin Resources Inc. (NYSE:BEN) and Pioneer Diversified High Income Trust (NYSEAMERICAN:HNW), are affected by ...

Thе Mоnіtоr

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Ancestry. Benjamin Franklin's father, Josiah Franklin, was a tallow chandler, a soaper and candlemaker.Josiah was born at Ecton, Northamptonshire, England on December 23, 1657, the son of blacksmith and farmer Thomas Franklin, and Jane White.
Franklin’s formal education was limited and ended when he was 10; however, he was an avid reader and taught himself to become a skilled writer.
Who Was Benjamin Franklin? Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 to April 17, 1790) was a Founding Father and a polymath, inventor, scientist, printer, politician, freemason and diplomat.
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Franklin was born the 10th son of the 17 children of a man who made soap and candles, one of the lowliest of the artisan crafts. In an age that privileged the firstborn son, Franklin was, as he tartly noted in his Autobiography, “the youngest Son of the youngest Son for five Generations back ...
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Benjamin Franklin was many things in his lifetime: a printer, a postmaster, an ambassador, an author, a scientist, a Founding Father. Above all, he was an inventor, creating solutions to common problems, innovating new technology, and even making life a little more musical.
Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston on January 17, 1706. He was the tenth son of soap maker, Josiah Franklin. Benjamin's mother was Abiah Folger, the second wife of Josiah. In all, Josiah would father 17 children. Josiah intended for Benjamin to enter into the clergy. However, Josiah could only ...