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Synonyms for Franklin

United States historian noted for studies of Black American history (born in 1915)

printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics

a landowner (14th and 15th centuries) who was free but not of noble birth

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Franklin was named in honor of the eminent African American educator, John Hope, and he also shares the surname of the iconic founding father, Benjamin Franklin, whose Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is addressed to "Dear Son," by which he meant the youth of America Similarly, John Hope Franklin dedicates his autobiography "To all my students.
Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery, and the American Revolution.
You may have read about the scientist's most famous experiment: During a thunderstorm in 1752, Franklin flew a kite with a metal key attached to its string.
Those crazy days are gone, however, because Orgeron's replacement, Jethro Franklin, brought a teaching style that immediately earned the respect and perhaps as importantly, the admiration of the defensive line.
Born in 1706, Benjamin Franklin wore many hats throughout his life.
Franklin, the Black Church, and the Transformation of America by Nick Salvatore Little, Brown and Company, February 2005 $27.
The mother state's mood toward Franklin vacillated between wrath and reconciliation.
JS&A), serving Franklin Township Public Schools as Construction Manager, topped-out the $61-million Franklin High School project.
I was in the city to assist (I love that French term for attending a performance; it sounds so positive and helpful)at the celebration of the fortieth anniversary of the Cincinnati Ballet's founding with a performance (see Reviews, page 50) honoring 88-year-old Frederic Franklin, a former artistic director of the company, and the troupe with which Franklin will always be associated, the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Bush, Franklin Graham was a late bloomer who only recently stepped up to the task of filling his dad's huge shoes.
In this handsomely produced book David Franklin meticulously details Rosso's career from the artist's early training to his trip to Venice and subsequent departure for France in 1530.
In August 1988, Roberta Franklin sent a letter to the administrator of her former employer's pension plans, and a letter to her former employer (Thornton), as trustee of the plans, requesting distribution of her plan interests.
Franklin Templeton Investments today announced that this month marks the 30th anniversary of its Franklin Municipal Bond Department, the nation's largest municipal bond fund manager1 with over $53 billion in municipal bond assets under management.
Long before Ben Franklin took up the cause of American independence, he was known as a scientist, an inventor, and a scholar.
I'm Ben Franklin,'' the Studio City actor will say.