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FRANKLIN (Soundex F652) — See also CONKLIN, CONKLING, DUNKLIN, FRANK, FRANKIN, FRANKLAND, FRANKLE, FRANKLYN, FRANKLYNNE, HINKLIN, RANKL, RANKLE, SHANKLIN, TRANKLER.

  FRANKLIN: See also Gertrude Atherton — Richard Bache, Jr. — Joseph Pearson Baldwin — Robert Morton Baldwin — William Orville Baldwin — William Francis Barry, Sr. — John David Butler — De Witt Clinton — Everett Harris — Thomas Sherwood Haymond — Alpheus Forest Haymond — Jodie Middleton — James Minotto — Guy Ray Pelton — Henry A. Smythe — Herbert Sanford Walters — Floyd Roscoe Yoho
  Franklin, Abner — of Iredell County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate from Iredell County, 1827-28. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Alfred — of Arizona. Delegate to Arizona state constitutional convention, 1910; justice of Arizona state supreme court, 1912-18; chief justice of Arizona Supreme Court, 1912-18; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Arizona, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Joseph Franklin (1839-1898).
  Franklin, Amos A. — of Chenango County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1829. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Ann Hope — of Michigan. Citizens candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Franklin, Aretha Louise (1942-2018) — also known as Aretha Franklin; "Queen of Soul" — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., March 25, 1942. Democrat. Singer; performed, Democratic National Convention, 1968 ; inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 1987; received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005. Female. Died, from pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., August 16, 2018 (age 76 years, 144 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Daughter of Rev. Clarence LeVaughn Franklin (1915-1984) and Barbara Vernice (Siggers) Franklin (1918-1952); married 1961 to Ted White (divorced 1969); married, April 11, 1978, to Glynn Turman (divorced 1984).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Franklin, Barbara Hackman (b. 1940) — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Born March 19, 1940. Republican. U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1992-93; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Franklin, Ben — of Macon, Macon County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Macon County Democratic Party, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Ben See Richard Eugene Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) — also known as "Silence Dogood"; "Anthony Afterwit"; "Poor Richard"; "Alice Addertongue"; "Polly Baker"; "Harry Meanwell"; "Timothy Turnstone"; "Martha Careful"; "Benevolus"; "Caelia Shortface" — of Pennsylvania. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 17, 1706. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1775; U.S. Postmaster General, 1775-76; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1776; U.S. Minister to France, 1778-85; Sweden, 1782-83; President of Pennsylvania, 1785-88; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787. Deist. Member, Freemasons; American Philosophical Society; American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Famed for his experiments with electricity; invented bifocal glasses and the harmonica. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 17, 1790 (age 84 years, 90 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Pa.; statue erected 1856 at Old City Hall Grounds, Boston, Mass.; statue at La Arcata Court, Santa Barbara, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Josiah Franklin (1657-1745) and Abiah Lee (Folger) Franklin (1667-1752); married, September 1, 1730, to Deborah Read; father of Sarah 'Sally' Franklin (1743-1808; who married Richard Bache); uncle of Franklin Davenport; grandfather of Richard Bache, Jr. and Deborah Franklin Bache (1891-1863; who married William John Duane); great-grandfather of Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867; physicist), Mary Blechenden Bache (1808-1873; who married Robert John Walker) and Sophia Arabella Bache (1815-1904; who married William Wallace Irwin); second great-grandfather of Robert Walker Irwin; fifth great-grandfather of Daniel Baugh Brewster and Elise du Pont; first cousin four times removed of Charles James Folger, Benjamin Dexter Sprague and Wharton Barker (1846-1921); first cousin six times removed of Thomas Mott Osborne; first cousin seven times removed of Charles Devens Osborne and Lithgow Osborne; second cousin five times removed of George Hammond Parshall.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Franklin counties in Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kan., Ky., La., Maine, Mass., Miss., Mo., Neb., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Pa., Tenn., Vt., Va. and Wash. are named for him.
  Mount Franklin, in the White Mountains, Coos County, New Hampshire, is named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: Benjamin F. ButlerBenjamin F. WadeBenjamin Franklin WallaceBenjamin Cromwell FranklinBenjamin Franklin PerryBenjamin Franklin RobinsonBenjamin F. RandolphBenjamin Franklin MasseyBenjamin F. RawlsBenjamin Franklin LeiterBenjamin Franklin ThomasBenjamin F. HallBenjamin F. AngelBenjamin Franklin RossBenjamin F. FlandersBenjamin F. BomarBenjamin F. MudgeBenjamin F. ButlerBenjamin F. LoanBenjamin F. SimpsonBenjamin Franklin TerryBenjamin Franklin JunkinBenjamin F. PartridgeB. F. LangworthyBenjamin F. HardingBenjamin MebaneB. F. WhittemoreBenjamin Franklin BradleyBenjamin Franklin ClaypoolBenjamin F. CoatesB. Franklin MartinBenjamin Franklin HoweyBenjamin F. MartinBenjamin Franklin RiceBenjamin F. RandolphBenjamin F. HopkinsBenjamin F. TracyBenjamin F. GradyBenjamin F. FarnhamBenjamin F. MeyersBenjamin Franklin WhiteBenjamin Franklin PrescottBenjamin F. JonasB. Franklin FisherBenjamin Franklin PottsBenjamin F. FunkBenjamin F. MarshFrank B. ArnoldBenjamin F. HeckertBenjamin F. BradleyBenjamin F. HowellBenjamin F. MahanBen Franklin CaldwellBenjamin Franklin TilleyBenjamin F. HackneyB. F. McMillanBenjamin F. ShivelyB. Frank HiresB. Frank MebaneB. Frank MurphyBenjamin F. StarrBenjamin Franklin Jones, Jr.Benjamin F. WeltyBenjamin F. JonesBenjamin Franklin BoleyBen Franklin LooneyBenjamin F. BledsoeBenjamin Franklin WilliamsBenjamin Franklin KelleyBenjamin Franklin ButlerBenjamin F. JamesFrank B. HeintzlemanBenjamin F. FeinbergB. Franklin BunnBen F. CameronBen F. BlackmonB. Frank WhelchelB. F. Merritt, Jr.Ben F. HornsbyBen Dillingham II
  Coins and currency: His portrait appears on the U.S. $100 bill, and formerly on the U.S. half dollar coin (1948-63).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — Early American Foreign Service Database
  Books by Benjamin Franklin: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin — An Account of the Newly Invented Pennsylvanian Fire-Place (1744)
  Books about Benjamin Franklin: H. W. Brands, The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin — Edmund S. Morgan, Benjamin Franklin — Stacy Schiff, A Great Improvisation : Franklin, France, and the Birth of America — Gordon S. Wood, The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin — Walter Isaacson, Benjamin Franklin : An American Life — Carl Van Doren, Benjamin Franklin — Philip Dray, Stealing God's Thunder : Benjamin Franklin's Lightning Rod and the Invention of America
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Franklin, Benjamin — of Winona County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 11th District, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Franklin, Benjamin III — of Morris County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1954-61. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Benjamin Cromwell (1805-1873) — of Texas. Born in 1805. State court judge in Texas, 1836; member of Texas state senate, 1845. Died in 1873 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
  Franklin County, Tex. is named for him.
  Franklin, Benjamin E. — U.S. Attorney for Kansas, 1968-69. Still living as of 1969.
  Franklin, Benjamin Joseph (1839-1898) — also known as Benjamin J. Franklin — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan.; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born near Maysville, Mason County, Ky., 1839. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; member of Kansas state senate, 1861; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney, 1871-75; U.S. Representative from Missouri 8th District, 1875-79; U.S. Consul in Hankow, 1885-90; Governor of Arizona Territory, 1896-97. Episcopalian. Died of heart disease, in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., May 18, 1898 (age about 58 years). Interment at Rosedale Cemetery, Phoenix, Ariz.
  Relatives: Father of Alfred Franklin (1870?-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Franklin, Bryna (born c.1932) — of Tel Aviv, Israel; Jerusalem, Israel. Born in Missouri, about 1932. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Democrats Abroad, 1992, 1996. Female. Jewish. Appeared in a 2012 television ad sponsored by the Republican Jewish Coalition, annoucing her support for Mitt Romney in that year's election. Still living as of 2012.
  Franklin, Carolyn — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Franklin, Charles Edwin (1851-1932) — also known as Charles E. Franklin — of Mansfield, Tolland County, Conn. Born in East Greenwich, Kent County, R.I., December 11, 1851. Democrat. Salesman; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Mansfield, 1908, 1918, 1926. Died in Mansfield, Tolland County, Conn., November 20, 1932 (age 80 years, 345 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Franklin (1807-1872) and Joanna (Reynolds) Franklin (1810-1885); married, February 1, 1887, to Ida Euretta Chappell (1863-1948).
  Franklin, Clarence — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Franklin, Mrs. Clay — of Shoals, Martin County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Craig — of New Hampshire. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Franklin, Daniel (d. 1942) — of Oneonta, Otsego County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Oneonta, N.Y., 1938-42; died in office 1942. Died in 1942. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, David — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Franklin, David L. — of California. Peace and Freedom candidate for U.S. Representative from California 7th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Franklin, Derek — of Atchison, Atchison County, Kan. Republican. Chair of Atchison County Republican Party, 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Franklin, Desiree — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Democrat. Member, Platform Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Franklin, DeWayne — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Franklin, Diane — of Camdenton, Camden County, Mo. Republican. Elected Missouri state house of representatives 123rd District 2012; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2016. Female. Still living as of 2016.
  Franklin, Douglas W. — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 15th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Franklin, E. C. — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 3rd District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, E. K. — of Mesquite, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Franklin, Earl See T. Earl Franklin
  Franklin, Ed See J. Ed Franklin
  Franklin, Frank A. — of Orange, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Garland — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 91st District, 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Franklin, George — of Seneca County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Seneca County, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, George E. — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Candidate for mayor of Las Vegas, Nev., 1951. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, George E., Jr. — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Candidate for mayor of Las Vegas, Nev., 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, George T. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 38th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Glen D. — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Democrat. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 4th District, 1949-52. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Golda — of Charleston, Coles County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Franklin, Gordon — of Marion, Williamson County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, H. M. — of Tennille, Washington County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1908, 1928 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Harold — of Michigan. Communist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Harris — of Pleasant Hill, Pike County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Franklin, Harry Lee (b. 1895) — also known as Harry L. Franklin — Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., July 25, 1895. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Berlin, 1926-29; U.S. Consul in Berlin, 1929-30; Warsaw, 1930-31; Leipzig, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Howard C. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 22nd District, 1922-25; defeated, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, J. C. — of Wheatland, Hickory County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Hickory County Democratic Party, 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, J. Ed — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, James — of Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 2nd District, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, James — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Franklin, James A. — of Fort Myers, Lee County, Fla. Member of Florida state senate 24th District, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, James B. — of Statesboro, Bulloch County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Franklin, James J. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Jesse (1760-1823) — of Surry County, N.C. Born in Orange County, Va., March 24, 1760. Democrat. Farmer; member of North Carolina house of commons, 1793; U.S. Representative from North Carolina at-large, 1795-97; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1799-1805, 1807-13; member of North Carolina state senate, 1805; Governor of North Carolina, 1820-21. Died August 31, 1823 (age 63 years, 160 days). Original interment somewhere in Surry County, N.C.; reinterment at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, Greensboro, N.C.
  Relatives: Brother of Meshack Franklin (1772-1839).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Franklin, Jim — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 53rd District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Franklin, Joe S. — of Alabama City (now part of Gadsden), Etowah County, Ala. Born in Alabama. Postmaster at Alabama City, Ala., 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, John C., Jr. — Republican. Candidate for Florida state house of representatives 6th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Franklin, John Rankin (1820-1878) — also known as John R. Franklin — of Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md. Born near Berlin, Worcester County, Md., May 6, 1820. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1843, 1849; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1853-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1864; state court judge in Maryland, 1867-78. Presbyterian. Died in Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md., January 11, 1878 (age 57 years, 250 days). Interment at Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Churchyard, Snow Hill, Md.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Franklin, Joseph — of Gloucester County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1839-40, 1854; member of New Jersey state senate from Gloucester County, 1855-57. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Joseph A. — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Julius — of Tilden, McMullen County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Kathy — of Wisconsin. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Franklin, Lynn Winterdale (1888-1952) — also known as Lynn W. Franklin; Lynn Winterdale — of Maryland; Fredericksburg, Va. Born in Ocean Grove, Monmouth County, N.J., June 11, 1888. Stenographer; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Tegucigalpa, 1914-15; U.S. Vice Consul in San Salvador, 1915-16, 1919-22; Callao-Lima, 1916-18; Guayaquil, 1918-19; U.S. Consul in San Salvador, 1922-24; Hong Kong, 1924-25, 1925-28; Hankow, 1925; Saltillo, 1928-30; Chefoo, 1930-31; Amoy, 1931-33; Stockholm, as of 1938-40; Niagara Falls, as of 1943; U.S. Consul General in Curaçao, as of 1947. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died July 8, 1952 (age 64 years, 27 days). Interment at Fredericksburg Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Va.
  Relatives: Step-son of George L. Franklin; son of Charles Winterdale and Jenny (Jones) Winterdale; married, June 11, 1925, to Butler-Brayne Thornton Robinson (1899-2003).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Franklin, Malcolm Argyle — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Meshack (1772-1839) — of North Carolina. Born in Surry County, N.C., 1772. Republican. Member of North Carolina house of commons, 1800-01; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1807-15 (12th District 1807-09, at-large 1809-11, 12th District 1811-13, at-large 1813-15); member of North Carolina state senate, 1828-29, 1838. Died in Surry County, N.C., December 18, 1839 (age about 67 years). Interment at Edwards-Franklin House Grounds, Near Mt. Airy, Surry County, N.C.
  Relatives: Brother of Jesse Franklin (1760-1823).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Franklin, Morris — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1837; member of New York state senate 1st District, 1842-43. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Morris — of Illinois. Socialist. Candidate for Illinois state treasurer, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Mrs. N. A. — of Unionville, Putnam County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Patrice — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Franklin, Patrick — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 7th District, 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Franklin, Pearce R. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Phillips P. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 33rd District, 1982. Still living as of 1982.
  Franklin, R. A. — of Jackson, Butts County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, R. L. — of Adairsville, Bartow County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Rachialle J. — of San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Franklin, Richard Eugene — also known as Ben Franklin — of Beaver, Raleigh County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 27th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Franklin, Robert P. — of Killingly, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Killingly, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Robert V., Jr. — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Franklin, Rosa — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Franklin, Ruth — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, S. J. — of Nebraska. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 5th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Sheila — of Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Franklin, Shirley Clarke (b. 1945) — also known as Shirley Franklin — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born May 10, 1945. Democrat. Mayor of Atlanta, Ga., 2002-; member of Democratic National Committee from Georgia, 2004; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2004, 2008. Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Franklin, T. Earl — of Morganton, Burke County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1944, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, T. H. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Texas, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, T. L. — of Gardnerville, Douglas County, Nev. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, T. S. — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Mayor of Charlotte, N.C., 1907-09. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Thomas E. (d. 1882) — Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1851-52, 1855-58. Died May 16, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Vine R. (1843-1933) — of Brooklyn, Windham County, Conn. Born in Hampton, Windham County, Conn., January 2, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Brooklyn, 1887, 1919-20; first selectman of Brooklyn, Connecticut, 1888. Died November 7, 1933 (age 90 years, 309 days). Interment at South Cemetery, Brooklyn, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Josephine H. Main (1848-1926).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Franklin, W. C. See Walter Courtney Franklin
  Franklin, W. P. — of Big Timber, Sweet Grass County, Mont. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, Wade H. — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Presumably named for: Wade Hampton
  Franklin, Wallace W. — of Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 53rd District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Franklin, Walter — of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1809-11. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Emily Franklin (1819-1850; who married Edward C. Darlington (1819-1874)).
  Political family: Darlington-Butler family of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
  Franklin, Walter Courtney (1858-1948) — also known as W. C. Franklin — of Pamplin City, Appomattox County, Va. Born August 19, 1858. Republican. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Appomattox County, 1883, 1885-87; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1920. Died October 8, 1948 (age 90 years, 50 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Appomattox County, Va.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Franklin, Webb See William Webster Franklin
  Franklin, William — Chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1762-76. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, William — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Franklin, William Buel (1823-1903) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in York, York County, Pa., February 27, 1823. Democrat. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1876; Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1876. Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., March 8, 1903 (age 80 years, 9 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, Pa.
  Franklin, William F. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Oneida County 3rd District, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, William H. — of Kent County, Del. Republican. Candidate for Delaware state senate from Kent County, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, William M. — of Spencer, Owen County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin, William Webster (b. 1941) — also known as Webb Franklin — of Mississippi. Born in Greenwood, Leflore County, Miss., December 13, 1941. Republican. State court judge in Mississippi, 1978-82; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 2nd District, 1983-87. Episcopalian. Still living as of 1998.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Franklin, Wirt (1883-1962) — of Ardmore, Carter County, Okla. Born in Richmond, Ray County, Mo., March 22, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; oil producer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1932, 1936; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1932. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died September 24, 1962 (age 79 years, 186 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Ardmore, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Franklin and Irene (Hudgins) Franklin; married, August 5, 1902, to Mary Cecile Collyer (divorced 1922); married, June 29, 1923, to Virginia Doss.
  Franklin, Mrs. Wirt — of Ardmore, Carter County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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