Namesakes

Grammy Award Winners: 1 performance
(performance) Aretha Franklin   1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1982; 1986; 1988; 1989; 2004; 2006; 2008   Best Female R&B Vocal Performance; Best Soul Gospel Performance; ; Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals; Best Soul Gospel Performance, Female; Best Traditional R&B Performance; Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 1 actor
Don Franklin   1960-  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 1 explorer
John Franklin   1786-1847  
Notable Musicians: 1 musician
Aretha Franklin   1942-2018   soul  
Notable Politicians and Statespeople: 1 statesperson
Benjamin Franklin   1706-1790  
Olympic Medalists: 1 bronze, 1 bronze/gold, 1 gold
(bronze) Bernard Franklin   1912   artistic gymnastics  
(gold) Ryan Franklin   2000   baseball  
(bronze/gold) Missy Franklin   2012   swimming  
Title Characters: 1 musical
(musical) Benjamin Franklin   1964   Ben Franklin in Paris