Benjamin Franklin, assisted by his son William, proving the identity of lightning and electricity with his famous kite and key experiment of June 1752.

William Franklin

William was Benjamin Franklin’s son. He was present during Benjamin’s kite experiment. He also accomplished some cool stuff during his life. He was the last colonial Governor of New Jersey. He was a loyalist to the end, and sadly this caused conflict with his father. After the American Revolution William left America for Britain.

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