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Franklin can refer to:

// The term franklin denotes a member of a social class or rank in England in the 12th to 15th centuries. ...

People

Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American R&B, Pop and Gospel singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Benjamin Franklin (January 17 [O.S. January 6] 1706 – April 17, 1790) was one of the most well known Founding Fathers of the United States. ... Rear Admiral Sir John Franklin FRGS (April 15, 1786 – June 11, 1847) was a British Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer who mapped almost two thirds of the northern coastline of North America and whose last expedition disappeared while attempting to chart and navigate a section of the Northwest Passage... Kenneth Linn Franklin (March 25, 1923–June 18, 2007) was an American astronomer and educator. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... On August 27, 2004 CBS News broke a story about an FBI investigation into a possible spy in the US Department of Defense working for Israel. ... Rosalind Elsie Franklin (25 July 1920 – 16 April 1958) was an English physical chemist and crystallographer who made important contributions to the understanding of the fine structures of DNA, viruses, coal and graphite. ...

Places

In US: The District of Franklin was a former regional administrative district of Canadas Northwest Territories. ... The State of Franklin The State of Franklin was an autonomous, secessionist territory of the United States created, not long after the end of the American Revolution, from territory that had been ceded by North Carolina to the federal government. ... The Division of Franklin is an Australian Electoral Division in Tasmania. ... Division of Franklin The Division of Franklin, Tasmania, Australia, is one of the 5 electorates in the Tasmanian House of Assembly. ... Franklin is a designated suburb in the Canberra, Australia district of Gungahlin. ... A true-colour image showing the Auckland area. ... The Franklin River lies in the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park in the heart of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. ... Franklin River in Vancouver Island, BC, is located between Alberni Inlet and Barclay Sound, was named as part of the Vancouver Island Exploration Expedition of 1864. ...

see: Franklin Township, for a listing of multiple townships in several US states.

There are several places named Franklin Township in the United States: Franklin Township, Clare County, Michigan Franklin Township, Houghton County, Michigan Franklin Township, Lenawee County, Michigan Franklin Township, Minnesota Franklin Township, Warren County, Ohio Franklin Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania Franklin Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey Franklin Township, Hunterdon County, New... Franklin is a town in Macon County, Alabama, United States. ... Franklin is a town located in Izard County, Arkansas. ... Franklin, California is a small town about 2 miles south of Elk Grove. ... Franklin is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Franklin is a city located in Heard County, Georgia. ... Franklin is a city located in Franklin County, Idaho. ... Franklin is a village located in Morgan County, Illinois. ... Franklin is a city located in Johnson County, Indiana. ... If searching for Franklin College Switzerland in Lugano, Switzerland, use this link: Franklin College Switzerland Franklin College is a liberal arts college in Franklin, Indiana. ... Franklin is a city located in Lee County, Iowa. ... Franklin is a city located in Simpson County, Kentucky. ... Franklin is a small city located in St. ... Franklin is a town located in Hancock County, Maine. ... The Town of Franklin is a city[1] in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Franklin is a village in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Franklin is a city in Renville County, Minnesota, United States. ... Franklin is a city in Howard County, Missouri, United States. ... Franklin is a city located in Franklin County, Nebraska. ... Franklin is a city located in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, at the merging of the Pemigewasset and Winnipesaukee Rivers to form the Merrimack River. ... Franklin is a borough located in Sussex County, New Jersey. ... Franklin is a town in Delaware County, New York, United States. ... Franklin is a village located in Delaware County, New York. ... There is another Town of Franklin in Delaware County, New York. ... Franklin is a town located in Macon County, North Carolina. ... Franklin is a city located in Warren County, Ohio. ... Franklin is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Franklin is a city located in Venango County, Pennsylvania. ... Franklin is a growing city located in Williamson County, Tennessee, USA. It is the county seat of the county. ... Franklin is a city located in Robertson County, Texas. ... Franklin, Vermont Franklin is a town located in Franklin County, Vermont. ... Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Independent City Incorporated March, 1876 Government  - Mayor James P. Councill Area  - City  8. ... Franklin is a town located in Pendleton County, West Virginia. ... Franklin is a town located in Jackson County, Wisconsin. ... Franklin is a town located in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin. ... Franklin is a town located in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. ... Franklin is a city in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States. ... Franklin is a town located in Sauk County, Wisconsin. ... Franklin is a town located in Vernon County, Wisconsin. ...

Other uses

Franklins July 31, 1968 introduction in Peanuts. ... Franklin is a Canadian childrens television series, based on a series of books by Brenda Clark (illustrator) and Paulette Bourgeois (writer). ... The H. H. Franklin Manufacturing Company was a maker of automobiles in the United States between 1902 and 1934 in Syracuse, New York. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The statcoulomb (statC) or franklin (Fr) or electrostatic unit of charge (esu) is the physical unit for electrical charge used in the centimetre-gram-second (cgs) electrostatic system of units. ... Five United States Navy ships have been named USS Franklin, the first four after Benjamin Franklin, and the fifth, the aircraft carrier CV-13, could have been perpetuating the name of the previous ships (it was not the usual practice at the time to name carriers after individuals)or was... The Franklin Engine Company was a manufacturer of aircraft engines. ... Designed in 1902 by Morris Fuller Benton for the American Type Founders company, Franklin gothic still reigns as one of the most-widely used sans serif typefaces. ... Franklin Electronic Publishers (formerly Franklin Computer Corporation) is an American consumer electronics manufacturer based in Burlington, New Jersey, founded in 1981. ...

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  Results from FactBites:
 
Benjamin Franklin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (7155 words)
Franklin's father, Josiah Franklin, was born at Ecton, Northamptonshire, England on December 23, 1657, the son of Thomas Franklin, a flsmith and farmer, and Jane White.
Franklin's experiment was not written up until Joseph Priestley's 1767 History and Present Status of Electricity; the evidence shows that Franklin was insulated (not in a conducting path, as he would have been in danger of electrocution in the event of a lightning strike).
Franklin is one of the main inventors of Gregory Keyes' The Age of Unreason tetralogy.
Quick Biography of Benjamin Franklin (1817 words)
Franklin was a better printer than the man he was working for, so he borrowed some money and set himself up in the printing business.
Franklin, though he had many friends in England, was growing sick of the corruption he saw all around him in politics and royal circles.
Franklin's big break with England occurred in the "Hutchinson Affair." Thomas Hutchinson was an English-appointed governor of Massachusetts.
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