PA-064 David Salisbury Franks (c. 1740-1793)

Marker text: DAVID SALISBURY FRANKS (c. 1740-1793)

Distinguished Jewish officer and aide-de-camp to Gen. Benedict Arnold during the Revolutionary War. Thought to be complicit in ArnoldÕs treason, Maj. Franks was later exonerated. A yellow fever victim, he was buried at Christ Church by a Christian neighbor.

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 2004

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