|Birth: ||Oct. 9, 1888|
|Death: ||Feb. 20, 1977|
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Ben Franklin was the son of Isaac W. Franklin & Clara Thomason. He was the husband of Catherine Murphy. They were blessed with six children; Marie, Kathryn, Irene, Benjamin, Patricia, and William.
He served in US Army Expeditionary Forces in Europe in WWI. He was a police officer in Brooklyn, NY (62nd Pct. NYPD shield 9991) from 1920 to 1948.
He and his wife retired to Lackawaxen, Pike County, PA in 1949, where he served as Constable for many years. Ben & Kitty owned and operated the "Bay Ridge Snack Bar" in Lackawaxen.
Ben Franklin had an NYPD Honor Guard at his funeral in 1977
Isaac William Franklin (1863 - 1918)
Frances Clara Thomason Franklin (1872 - 1908)
Catherine Murphy Franklin (1890 - 1989)
Marie Franklin March (1920 - 2012)*
Kathryn Franklin Fickies (1921 - 2016)*
Irene Franklin Gunn (1924 - 2009)*
Benjamin Harrison Franklin (1925 - 2005)*
Benjamin Harrison Franklin (1888 - 1977)
Laura Estella Franklin Cooksey (1893 - 1935)*
Grace Rebecca Franklin Osborne (1898 - 1961)*
Robert William Franklin (1903 - 1910)*
Charles Clifford Franklin (1908 - 1908)*
Note: Life Member, Kedron Lodge #803,Brooklyn, NY, F&AM: and American Legion.
Long Island National Cemetery
New York, USA
Plot: V 245C
Created by: Robert Fickies
Record added: May 11, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7432500
Added: Aug. 4, 2016
God bless you and thank you for your service to our great Nation. Rest in Peace.|
LTC B, USAR (ret)
Added: Aug. 2, 2016
God bless you and thank you for your devoted service and fellowship within the Freemasons. Rest in Peace, Benjamin.|
Added: Jul. 25, 2016
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