Benjamin Franklin

By Victor Romanos & Juan Milera

Biography

Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 17,1706. As he grew older he was an inventor, renowned polymath, author, printer, scientist, etc. As time went by, he went on to be one of the Founding Fathers, well known author, and voted to be the first president for the American Philosophical Society. When Franklin was 17 in 1723 he proposed to 15 year old, Debroh Read but declined because of her mother. When he returned he established a common-law marriage and acknowledged an illegitimate son and had two more with Debroh.