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Benjamin Franklin 's family Life

January 17, 1706 - April 17, 1790

He had seven sisters named Jane, Lydia, Anne, Elizabeth, Mary, Hannah, and Sarah. He had nine brothers named James, Peter, Joseph1, Ebenezer, Josiah, Samuel, Joseph2, John and Thomas. His wife was Debora Read. He had 2 sons and 1 daughter named William, Francis and Sarah. His parents were Abiah Folger and Josian Franklin.

Benjamin Franklin's Inventions

He invented the eye glasses, lightning rod, swim fins, odometer, the Franklin stove, and much more!

Benjamin Franklins Jobs

He was an author, musician, statesman, printer, librarian and fireman. He also edited the Declaration of Independence.He was one of our most beloved founding fathers

How His Inventions Were Used

The Franklin stove was used to heat houses.The lightning rod was used to keep houses safe from lightning.The bifocals were used to help people see better.The odometer was used to measure distances.The catheter was used to track kidney problems.

Benjamin Franklin's Quotes

  • Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.
  • A penny saved is a penny earned.
  • By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
  • I didn't fail the test, I found 100 ways to do it.
  • There was never good war or bad peace.

What Ben Franklin Did For The Public

Benjamin Franklin created the first fire department. He created the first public library.
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Glass Harmonica

Benjamin Franklin invented an instrument. It was called the glass harmonica.

January 17,1706-April 17,1790

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