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Benjamin Franklin Bache (1801–1881) was a surgeon in the United States Navy before and during the Civil War. He was a great-grandson of the Revolutionary War statesman and author, Benjamin Franklin.
Bache graduated from Princeton University in 1819 and from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1823. He became a surgeon in the Navy in 1828, and established a laboratory which supplied the Navy's medical department. From 1838 to 1841, he was a professor of natural science and religion at Kenyon College in Ohio.
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- Richard Bache, B.F. Bache's grandfather