- n United States historian noted for studies of Black American history (born in 1915)
- n printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is remembered particularly for his research in electricity (1706-1790)
- n a landowner (14th and 15th centuries) who was free but not of noble birth
- Restorer of Faith Shirley franklin isn't standard mayor material.
News & Articles
- Franklin Lumber to reopen International Paper, create 72 jobs
FRANKLIN — Franklin Lumber LLC, a company created by former employees of International Paper's Isle of Wight sawmill, has purchased the Franklin sawmill and plans to create 72 new jobs in Isle of Wight, according to a release from Gov. Bob McDonnell's office.
June 20, 2013 - Daily Press
- Franklin Covey Co. and Rainbow Station, Inc. Launch The Leader in Me, a Whole School, Education Transformation Process ...
Franklin Covey Co. and Rainbow Station, Inc. announced today they have launched The Leader in Me®, Franklin Covey’s whole school, education transformation process, based
June 20, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
- Franklin propane tank manufacturer closes after recall
A Franklin-based manufacturer of see-through propane tanks has shuttered after government safety regulators ordered an emergency recall of its tanks over fears that they could leak flammable materials.
June 20, 2013 - The Tennessean
- Joe Biden in New York Daily News
When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got on the television and didn't just talk about the princes of greed,Biden told Katie Couric.