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Shirley Marie Franklin, American marketing consultant. Certified teacher, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Arizona, California. Recipient Excellence in Sales Promotions award Dairy and Food Industries Supply Association.


Franklin, Shirley Marie was born on April 13, 1930 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.


Bachelor, State University Iowa, 1952. Master of Science, Simmons College, 1954. Master of Arts, Kansas University, 1974.


Teacher, administrator, various schools, 1952-1976; gifted student program designer, Leavenworth County (Kansas) Public Schools, 1976-1977; sales consultant, manager, Sealight Company, Inc., Kansas City, Missoury, 1978-1982; director chain sales, Haagen Dazs Ice Cream Company, Teaneck, New Jersey, 1982-1987; program director case space management, Ice Cream Industry, 1986-1988; principal, Shirley Franklin Consulting, Basehor, Kansas, since 1987; United States brands director, Mövenpick Company, Zurich, Switzerland, since 1990; marketing consultant, Franklin & Associations, since 1994. Speaker at dairy industry meetings, seminars.


  • Certified teacher, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Arizona, California.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals and magazines.


National committee steering committee United States Congress Arts Caucus, Washington, 1983—1989. Foster parent World Vision, Pasadena, California, 1986—1999. Volunteer court appointed special advocate for children in trouble Kansas, 1994—2002.

Steering committee Fred Harvey Museum, 2000—2003, grant writer, Fred Harvey home restoration, 2000—2003. Grant writer Richard Allen Cultural Center, since 2005. Appointed City Planning Commission, 1996—1999.

Project director St. Paul Episcopalian Church, 1995—2006, member vestry, 2003—2005. English as Second Language committee Leavenworth City Schools. Board directors Preservation Alliance Leavenworth, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007.

Member International Ice Cream Association (marketing council 1979-2004), International Platform Speakers Association, Alpha Delta Kappa, Delta Delta Delta.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, walking, reading, travel, bridge.


Daughter of Eric E. and Marie M. (Kilpatrick) Snodgrass. Divorced 1967; 1 child, Scot Wesley.

Eric E. Snodgrass

Marie M. (Kilpatrick) Snodgrass

Scot Wesley Franklin