Who was Ben Franklin? Ben Franklin was... Born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 17, 1706.

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Who was Ben Franklin?Ben Franklin was. . .Born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 17, 1706Ben FranklinWorked in his fathers soap and candle shopWas an apprentice to his brother James in a print shopLiked to read books in his spare timeWrote letters that were published in a newspaperClick for more informationLets look at a timeline!Click on the timerBenjamin Franklin was a famous inventorBifocal glassesSwim fins or flippersGlass ArmonicaThe Franklin WoodstoveLightning RodAn odometerClick to hear a sample of the armonicaBen Franklin is one of the most famous men from history and he wasnt even a president!Benjamin Franklin diedApril 17, 1790 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania surrounded by his family and close friends. Look for other information about Benjamin Franklin inYour textbookPicture BooksVideosWebsitesEncyclopediasBiographies

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