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 Benjamin Harrison Franklin

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Benjamin Harrison Franklin

  • Birth 9 Oct 1888 Alpena, Boone County, Arkansas, USA
  • Death 20 Feb 1977 Bay Ridge, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Burial East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA
  • Plot V 245C
  • Memorial ID 7432500

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


Gravesite Details Life Member, Kedron Lodge #803,Brooklyn, NY, F&AM: and American Legion.
  • Created by: Robert Fickies
  • Added: 11 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7432500
  • Robert Fickies
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Harrison Franklin (9 Oct 1888–20 Feb 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7432500, citing Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Robert Fickies (contributor 46492489) .