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Frank William Simmonds

Frank William Simmonds, American educator, banker. Member Kansas State Board of Education, 1910-1913; Member of Executive Committee State Council of Defense, and federal food administrator, during World War I; Member Academy Political Science, S.R., Institute American Genealogy (life), Pioneer Trails Association (director), Pi Gamma Museum Republican; Mason (32 degree, Shriner).

Background

  • Simmonds, Frank William was born on March 16, 1876 in near Cedar, Kansas, United States. Son of Angus MacDonald and Christina (Tillman) Simmonds.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Salina U., 1902, Master of Science, 1903. Graduate work U. Kansas. Studied law.

    Career

    • J. Kinnamon); married second, Clara Blanche Burns, June 8, 1927 (died 1938). Teacher of rural schools, superintendent schools, Mankato, Kansas, 1902-1913, Lewiston, Idaho, 1913-1920. A pioneer in developing Junior-Senior High School on the 6-3-3 basis at Lewiston, Idaho.

      Conductor numerous county teachers institutes in Kansas and Idaho. Manager Eastern district Creative Commons of the United States, 1920-1923. Also federated work of railway presidents with National Chamber.

      Senior deputy manager, American Bankers Association, 1923-1944. Retired January 1, 1944. Developed and organized system of regional bank management conferences throughout the United States, and regional clearing house associations.

      Secretary National Banking Code Authority under NRA.

    Works

    • Author of Genealogy of the Simmonds Family of Nova Scotia and the United States. Several textbooks
    • brochures on Cooperative Farm Marketing, Relationship State Bank and Federal Reserve System, Uniform State Banking Laws, Better Understanding of Economic Conditions, Inter-Bank Relationship Essential, Interest Rates on Deposits, etc. Edited Volume of Commercial Bank Management Studies, also Volume of Proceedings of Bank Management Conferences.

    Membership

    Member Kansas State Board of Education, 1910-1913. Member of Executive Committee State Council of Defense, and federal food administrator, during World War I. Member Academy Political Science, S.R., Institute American Genealogy (life), Pioneer Trails Association (director), Pi Gamma Museum Republican.

    Mason (32 degree, Shriner).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Dale Boughman, June 3, 1900 (died 1922).; married second, Clara Blanche Burns, June 8, 1927 (died 1938). Children: Dale (Mistress.
    • father: Angus MacDonald Simmonds
    • mother: Christina (Tillman) Simmonds
    • spouses: Margaret Dale Boughman
    • Clara Blanche Burns
    • child: Dale (Mrs Simmonds
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    Born March 16, 1876
    Died August 6, 1971
    (aged 95)
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