Franklin P. Iams
Early life and education
Named for his paternal grandfather, Franklin Pierce Iams was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, one of four children of Dr. Jay Donald Iams and the former Grace Forrester Donnan.
Following the death of his father in 1929, Iams moved to Washington, Pennsylvania, in August 1931, where he graduated from East Washington High School in 1933. Iams next graduated from Washington and Jefferson College in 1937 with a bachelor of arts degree in business administration.
Iams worked as the assistant director of the Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island.
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