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J. Franklin BELL

J. Franklin BELL, American City Manager. Member of American Legion; Sons of the Revolution. Club: Army and Navy.


  • BELL, J. Franklin was born on November 9, 1876 in Amity, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Fulton and Lydia (Ross) Bell.

  • Education

    • Washington and Jefferson University, Bachelor of Science, 1898, Master of Science.


    • D.S. 1925; United States Military Academy, 1902. Army Engineering School, 1911. District Engineer, in charge Pittsburgh, United States Engineer District, 1920-1923.

      Engineering Commissioner District of Columbia, 1923-1927. City Manager, Covington, Kentucky, since 1930.


    Member of American Legion. Sons of the Revolution. Club: Army and Navy.
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    Born November 9, 1876