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Franklin

 [frank´lin]
Martha M. (1870–1968). Founder of the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses and activist for racial equality in nursing. Her concern for improved professional status for black nurses led to the foundation of the NACGN in 1908. The goals of the NACGN were to promote the standards and welfare of all nurses and to eliminate racial discrimination in the nursing profession. The organization was merged with the American Nurses' Association in 1951.

Frank·lin

(frank'lin),
Benjamin, British-U.S. physicist and statesman, 1706-1790. See: franklinic, Franklin spectacles.

Frank·lin

(frank'lin),
Edward C., 20th-century U.S. physician and immunologist. See: Franklin disease.

Franklin

A non-SI (International System) unit of electrostatic energy equal to 3.336 X 10-10 coulomb.
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Paper company International Paper (NYSE:IP) stated on Tuesday that it plans to invest USD83m to re-purpose a portion of its closed Franklin, Va. Mill into a fluff pulp mill.
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The five colleges include: Western Iowa Tech Community College, Sioux City, IA; North Iowa Area Community College, Mason City, IA; Paul D Camp Community College, Franklin, VA; Patrick Henry Community College, Martinsville, VA; and Roane State Community College, Harriman, TN.
She was predeceased by a brother Alfred Beauvais of Franklin, VA and is survived by brothers Martin Beauvais of Spokane, WA and William Beauvais of Canton, NY and sisters Phyllis Graham of Wells, ME and Catherine Kirwin of New London, NH.