Transcribed from E.F. Hollibaugh's Biographical history of Cloud County, Kansas biographies of representative citizens. Illustrated with portraits of prominent people, cuts of homes, stock, etc. [n.p., 1903] 919p. illus., ports. 28 cm. Scanned from a copy held by the State Library of Kansas.
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The subject of this sketch is C.W. Franks, a son of Jacob Franks. He came to Kansas when five years old; was educated in District No. 8 and the Glasco High School. Mr. Franks is a rising young farmer and stock man, hog raising is his chief industry. He owns a tract of forty acres with a neat cottage home and farms a part of his father's land.

He was married in 1898, to Luella Snyder, who is one of the excellent daughters of Captain and Mrs. Snyder, and was one of Cloud county's popular teachers for more than eight years. She graduated from the Glasco high school in 1890, and entered upon a career of teaching at No. 18.

Politically Mr. Franks is a Republican. He is a member of Glasco lodge, Knights of Pythias. He and his wife are regular attendants at the Methodist Episcopal church, of which Mrs. Franks is a member.