Ben ran away from his apprenticeship with his brother to Philadelphia and found a job as a printer. He went and visited London and England. He later returned.
Benjamin Franklin is best known as one of the Founding Fathers who never served as president but was a respected inventor, publisher.
Although Benjamin Franklin was not a soldier, his diplomacy secured French support during the Revolutionary War. This biography gives the important facts about his life and his role in the War for Independence. Benjamin Franklin Childhood.