Reading Eagle (August 4, 1942)
London (AP) –
President Roosevelt had a royal prince of England named in part for him today.
The prince is Michael George Charles Franklin, infant son of the Duke and Duchess of Kent.
Born July 4, the prince, seventh in line for succession to the throne, is the first member of the royal family ever to have an American godfather.
The Duchess of Kent was formerly Princess Marina of Greece. The duke is the youngest brother of King George VI. They have two older children.