Marjorie Heard Franklin

Year Inducted


Career Field



  • Principal and Co-owner of Franklin Associates, Ltd
  • First woman in the US elected to an engineering honor society
  • First woman to graduate from KU in Aeronautical Engineering
  • First woman to Chair the School of Engineering Advisory Board
  • First woman to Chair the Solid Waste Processing Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Manager of annual municipal solid waste report for the United States EP