Tuesday, June 25, 2019 11:32 PM

PHOTOS: CHATTANOOGA CITY COUNCIL BUILDING NAMED IN HONOR OF JOHN ...

Gallery: Photos: City Council Building named for John P. Franklin +4 more photos The Chattanooga City Council building was named in honor of John P. Franklin on Tuesday, June 25. A longtime educator, principal and city school board member, Franklin made history in 1971 by becoming the only African American to be elected in a citywide vote to the old Chattanooga City Commission. He died in June at the age of 96. For more on Franklin's legacy, visit https://bit.ly/2RC2sgD.

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