Benjamin Franklin
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Fireman:
  1. Organized Philadelphia's Fire Company
  2. Help people get fire insurance- Philadelphia Contribution for Insurance Against Loss by Fire


Literary aspirations:
  1. Launched the Library Company (1731)
    • Nation's first library
  2. The Pennsylvania Gazette
    • First pollitical cartoon: external image 01%20Gadsden%20(Poor%20Richard%27s%20Almanac%20Image)%201751.gif
  3. Poor Richard's Almanac
    • Wrote under the name Richard Saunders

Life:
  1. Born in Boston, January 17, 1706
  2. Tenth of Seventeen kids
  3. Always loved to read
  4. Died April 17, 1790