Benjamin Franklin Turman Jr.

14 September 1938–14 November 2010 (Age 72)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Turman Jr. was born on 14 September 1938, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Turman, was 25 and his mother, Glenna Andrews, was 22. He died on 14 November 2010, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Turman
1912–1995
Glenna Andrews
1916–2009
Benjamin Franklin Turman Jr.
1938–2010
Sharon Turman
1940–2016
Dale Warren Turman
1943–2014
Terrill Jay Turman
1945–2010

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1941

Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1946 · The Logan-Cache Airport

Age 8

The first airline out of Logan was Western Airlines which helped connect Logan to the Western United States. It was used as the headquarters for Transwestern Airlines in 1976 and was given to the city to run in 1992. It is the Focus city for Gem Air, Ameriflight, UPS, FedEx, and other privately-owned fights.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 20

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: topographic name from Middle Dutch turre, torre ‘tower’ + man ‘man’, or possibly a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a tower.2 Variant of German Thurmann ( see Thurman ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Benjamin Franklin Turman Jr.

I only met "Frank" a few times. He and my grandmother divorced in 1977, and he didn´t have much contact with me or my family thereafter. He was completely colorblind (His genes are the reason I am col …

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Franklin Turman, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Benjamin Franklin Turman in household of Benjamin Franklin Turman, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Benjamin Franklin Turman in household of Benjamin Franklin Turman, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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