Benjamin Franklin Facts On Benjamin Franklin's Life

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Benjamin Franklin facts • He was born on January 17, 1706 His mother wanted him to attend school with the clergy. Due to financial problems, Benjamin could continue schooling only for two years. He was a student of the Boston Latin School. He did not graduate. • Benjamin courted Deborah Read in 1724 and wanted to marry her. Her mother declined the offer. Six years later, Benjamin acknowledged William as his son. Who was William’s mother, is still a mystery. Later, Benjamin wedded Deborah. They brought up William and had two children of their own. • In 1726, Benjamin returned to Philadelphia and in 1927, established the Junto, a group of like-minded people who would strive towards improving themselves and their society. They started a

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