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Elfago Franklin I, founded Frank’s Lock and Key in 1988. After serving in the Armed Forces, active and reservist, he wanted to do something different regarding his career.
Elfago I, took advantage of his GI bill for education and went to Little Falls New Jersey for Locksmith.
He started part-
As years went by, Frank the locksmith decided to move his business and his family to Newport News, Virginia
Everyone started calling Elfago I, Frank for short for Franklin. That’s how the name Frank’s Lock and Key Service was founded. Nickname Frank the locksmith.
It was hard to break the barriers of being in business and a Locksmith of color.
While learning locksmith, another locksmith that was already in business for himself helped Frank learn certain things regarding locks and safes.
He challenged himself and plenty of times frank really wanted to stop locksmith, due to certain challenges he was facing. He knew he had to keep going for himself.
Frank knew what he wanted out of life and he wanted to reach higher for himself.
It’s been a roller coaster for Frank, founder of Frank’s Lock and Key Service in Newport News, Virginia.
He has beat the barriers of being the only full time owned black Locksmith in the Hampton Roads, Tidewater area since 1988 and beyond.
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Elfago W. Franklin I , is a Disability Veteran of Armed Forces. Elfago W. Franklin I(Frank The Locksmith), is a hidden figure that has broken barriers for others along the way.
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E.W. Franklin I is certified, bonded and insured. Provides complete locksmith service since 1988.
Frank's Lock and Key is locally owned and operated by Elfago W. Franklin I
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