Bio: Graham, Franklin Davis
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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