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John M. Franklin

United States Lines

1946 - 1960

Transportation

Military ServiceArmy
1940 b. 1895
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateHarvard University
Personal
Born-Died1895 - 1975
BirthplaceMaryland (MD)
RaceWhite
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1940

Franklin served as the CEO for United States Lines both prior to and after World War II. Under his leadership, United States Lines grew from a small, breakeven $18 million operation to a $100 million+ business generating close to $10 million in earnings.