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Frank Philip Allen

Frank Philip Allen, American architect. Awarded Order of Rising Sun by Japanese Government. Mason.

Background

  • Allen, Frank Philip was born on September 28, 1881 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Frank Payne and Mary Frances (O’Connor) Allen.

  • Education

    • Education public and art schools in the United States.

    Career

    • Began practice in Grand Rapids. Architect and director of works, Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, 1909. Chief architect, director of works and landscape architect, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1915-1916.

      Organizer, president, 1917-1919, Allen Shipbuilding Company, Seattle. Architect of numerous buildings in Seattle and Southern California Corpl. Company E, 32d Michigan Volunteer Infantry, Spanish-Am War.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Mason.

    Connections

    • father: Frank Payne Allen
    • mother: Mary Frances (O’Connor) Allen
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    Born September 28, 1881
    Died July 5, 1943
    (aged 61)
    Nationality

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