Adult Life of Benjamin Franklin. When Benjamin was at a young age he would work with his father at his candle shop making the wax and assembeling the candles. He would also help with other jobs his father would not want to do. Then Benjamin was unhappy with his job with his dad, and his father new that. Benjamin Franklin is best known as one of the Founding Fathers who never served as president but was a respected inventor, publisher, scientist and diplomat.Born: Jan 17, 1706.
Benjamin Franklin: Important Facts About His Life. by Janelle Pavao. Although Benjamin Franklin was not a soldier, his diplomacy secured French support during the Revolutionary War. This biography gives the important facts about his life and his role in the War for Independence. Benjamin Franklin Childhood. Benjamin Franklin was born on Milk Street, in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 17, 1706, and baptized at Old South Meeting House. He was one of seventeen children born to Josiah Franklin, and one of ten born by Josiah's second wife, Abiah Folger; the daughter of Peter Foulger and Mary Morrill.Among Benjamin's siblings were his older brother James and his younger sister Jane.Children: William Franklin, Francis Folger Franklin, .
Benjamin Franklin’s Early Life and Education. Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston, Massachusetts. His father, Josiah, was a tallow chandler, candle maker, and soap boiler who had moved to the American Colonies from England. Nov 09, 2009 · Benjamin Franklin’s Later Years ; One of the leading figures of early American history, Benjamin Franklin (1706-90) was a statesman, author, publisher, scientist, inventor and diplomat. Born Author: History.Com Editors.
1723- Leaves Boston to start a new life in Philadelphia. 1730- Marries Deborah Read. 1752- Conducts experiment with kite to prove that lightning is made of electricity. 1757- Moves to London to serve as a representative of Pennsylvania. 1775- Returns tp Philadelphia and is elected second Continental Congress. 7190- Dies in Philadelphia on April 17.