Cheaper by the Dozen Characters

Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Sr.
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Frank Bunker Gilbreth

Frank Bunker Gilbreth is a very heavy, tall man who is very confident in himself. He is the beloved father of twelve children. He's a hard worker who loves education. A trained engineer, one of his main strengths in life is time management. This makes him a very successful businessman, since he can observe workers and develop solutions that help them work faster and more efficiently. In this book, he is referred to as Dad. The main character in this story, Dad is full of pranks and good humor. Even when he is in bad situations, he generally comes out of the situation laughing. He is completely dedicated to his wife, and shares her dream of building a large family. Children delight him, and he tries to keep himself surrounded by children as much as possible. He is a serious father who is pro-active, sometimes to...

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