publication date: Tuesday, January 17, 2006 (part of Round XXVII)

category: Government

clue: Frankly, this founding father-inventor-diplomat-author-businessman-postmaster-scientist-philanthropist-cartoonist couldn't have influenced America more even if he had become a president as well.

explanation: Franklin was one of the founding fathers of American history, as well as famously exploring many careers, although he never ran for president. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, Wendy Hampson, Justin Hampson, Bob Miller, Jacque Miller, John Julitz, Ryan Tut, and Matt Wheeler

player landmarks: This was the last goo solved by Ryan Tut.

trivia: This goo was published on the tricentennial of Franklin's birth.


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