Benjamin Franklin

An inventor of the "lighting rod"

About Benjamin

Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston near the Massachusetts Bay. Franklin died at the age of 84 in April 17,1790. Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He married Deborah Read and had three children William,Francis, and Sarah. Franklin was also the 6th President of Pennsylvania.


Franklin served as a president of the American Philosophicl Society. Today Franklin is on the hundred dollar bill,because he was clearly in the "APS". Benjamin is remembered by this little tale that he,"went outside, got a key and a kite and just stood outside as it was poring with rain." Clealy he was the only president that didn't live in the White House.