Bio: Graham, Franklin Davis  

Contact: Stan

Surnames: Graham, Nelson 

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) 3 Oct. 1928 

Franklin Davis Graham was born in Auburndale on February 19, 1901. When he was six his parents moved to this city, which has since been his home. He graduated from the McKinley High School with the class of 1920. During vacations and Saturdays, while attending high school, he worked at the Roddis Factory. After graduating he worked six months with a carpenter crew at Laona. Returning to this city, he was employed several months at the Hefko Greenhouse, and then took a short course of study in commercial work in the Normal School in Whitewater. He again entered the employ of the Roddis Company, and remained with them a year doing clerical work. In February 1923 he associated himself with his father in the real estate and insurance business. In January 1927 he purchased the insurance department of his father’s business, and has since conducted it as the sole owner. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Graham. 

Mr. Graham was married to Miss Ruby Nelson, daughter of Mrs. Christ Nelson, Unity, formerly of this city, in the Presbyterian church parsonage in Winona, Minnesota, July 9, 1927. 

Politically, he is Independent; his hobbies are motoring and radio. 



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