John P. Franklin Jr.
 Former head of physical education and later principal in Chattanooga schools, he was elected education and health commissioner under the city’s former government. He was Chattanooga school board chairman and president of the Tennessee School Boards Association, as well as the first African American president of the Tennessee Municipal League.
John P. Franklin Jr. Former head of physical education and later principal in Chattanooga schools, he was elected education and health commissioner under the city’s former government. He was Chattanooga school board chairman and president of the Tennessee School Boards Association, as well as the first African American president of the Tennessee Municipal League.
published Sunday, April 14th, 2013
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