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Branley, Franklyn Mansfield

Born: 1915 AD
Died: 2002 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Educators

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1915 - Franklyn Mansfield Branley was born in New Rochelle, New York.

1936-1954 - He taught school, one of the first teachers to teach science to elementary school children.

1942 - He received his teaching license from New Patlz Normal School and his BA from New York University.

1948-1957 - He received his MA and Ed.D. from Columbia University.

1954-1956 - He was a science professor at the Jersey State Teachers College.

        - His work at American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium sparked his interest in astronomy and space exploration.

        - He wrote over 140 science books for children and received numerous awards for these books.

1970 - He was named New Jersey's Children's Book Writer of the year.

2002 - He died this year.


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