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Charles Benjamin Franklin

Charles Benjamin Franklin, American organization executive. awards 1965, 67, 70), American Legion, 40 and 8. Served as Second lieutenant Air Service, World War I.; Member International Platform Association (Board of Governors, awards 1965, 67, 70), American Legion, 40 and 8.; Club: Saturday Night Literature; Lodges:.

Background

  • Franklin, Charles Benjamin was born on October 15, 1891 in Jefferson County, Kansas, United States. Son of Joseph Manning and Lucy Virginia (Kunkel) Franklin.

  • Education

    • 1 daughter Elizabeth Logan Burg.

    Career

    • 1 daughter Elizabeth Logan Burg. Married Margaret Lavona Barnum, January 20, 1940. Children: Margaret Lee, Benjamin Barnum.

      Bachelor of Arts, Washburn College, 1913. Student, Columbia University, 1924. A.M., Harvard University, 1927.

      Doctor of Hebrew Literature, Washburn College, 1967. President Associated Chautauquas, 1919-1932. Public Jayhawk Magazine, 1922-1923.

      State business manager of, Kansas, 1933-1936. President Knife and Fork Club International and Associated Clubs, from 1938. Director American Platform Guild, 1945-1947.

      Editor: Famous After Dinner Speeches, 1949, The Dinner Club Movement, 1954. President Native Sons of Kansas, 1928-1929, Rotary Club of Topeka, 1929-1930.

    Works

    • Editor: Famous After Dinner Speeches, 1949, The Dinner Club Movement, 1954. President Native Sons of Kansas, 1928-1929, Rotary Club of Topeka, 1929-1930.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Served as Second lieutenant Air Service, World War I. Member International Platform Association (Board of Governors, awards 1965, 67, 70), American Legion, 40 and 8. Club: Saturday Night Literature.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Turner, August 20, 1929 (divorced).; married Margaret Lavona Barnum, January 20, 1940. Children: Margaret Lee, Benjamin Barnum.
    • father: Joseph Manning Franklin
    • mother: Lucy Virginia (Kunkel) Franklin
    • spouses: Elizabeth Turner
    • Margaret Lavona Barnum
    • children: Margaret Lee Franklin
    • Benjamin Barnum Franklin
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    Born October 15, 1891
    Died July 4, 1983
    (aged 91)
    Nationality

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