Benjamin Franklin

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Person.png Benjamin Franklin   TwitterRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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BornJanuary 17, 1706
Boston, Massachusetts, British America
DiedApril 17, 1790 (Age 84)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Interests • Money creation
• Banking

Employment.png President of Pennsylvania

In office
October 18, 1785 - November 5, 1788

Employment.png US Minister to Sweden

In office
September 28, 1782 - April 3, 1783

Employment.png US/Minister to France

In office
March 23, 1779 - May 17, 1785

Employment.png US/Postmaster General Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
July 26, 1775 - November 7, 1776

Benjamin Franklin was a lifetime advocate of local currency and government-owned banks.

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.”
Benjamin Franklin [1]

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