Died of carbon monoxide poisoning after writing letters to friends asking them to notify police.
Biography in: "The Kentucky Encyclopedia", edited by John E. Kleber. Pages 770-771. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press, 1992.
Pathé's Weekly, No. 38
J. Franklin Bell was born on January 9, 1856 in Shelbyville, Kentucky, USA. He died on January 8, 1919.
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