Eric Franklin was born in Springfield, Missouri. He attended school in the Kansas City area and is a graduate of Oak Park High School 1996.
Eric obtained the rank of Eagle Scout in 1996, as a Boy Scout in Troop 247, Gladstone, Missouri.
After graduating high school, Eric joined the United States Army at age 17. He earned many awards, medals, and was deployed to foreign nations and all across the United States. His military service has given him a great understanding of what it is to be an American.
Eric is a master electrician and owner/operator of Electric Green, LLC in Republic. Working as a small business owner in the construction industry, Eric understands the struggles many of us work through everyday. Eric is a member of the Greater Springfield Home Builders Association.
Eric and his wife, Delaina, have made their home in Republic for the last 14 years. Eric enjoys camping, canoeing and everything outdoors. Eric loves liberty and freedom, studies our Constitutional values and works to improve himself to be a better representative of the people.
Eric is proud and honored to represent the citizens of Republic as Ward One Council Member.