Benjamin Franklin. by Don Fisher. Born Jan. 17, 1706 in Boston. Very big family 17 children. Father was a soap maker. At age 12 Ben started work as a printer for his brother. Ran away to Philadelphia. Age 17. Married Deborah in 1730. Published a Newspaper.
by Don Fisher
Very big family 17 children
Father was a soap maker.
At age 12 Ben started work as a printer for his brother.
Married Deborah in 1730
Discovered that lightning is a form of electricity
Franklin Stove (for heat)
The Glass (H)armonica
Started the first Hospital
Started the first Free Library
First Postmaster General of the U.S.A.
Started a Volunteer Fire Department
Helped Jefferson write the Declaration of Independence
To England and France
Oldest Member of the Constitutional Convention
Buried with his wife Deborah