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Fred Goodrich Frink

Fred Goodrich Frink, American civil engineer. Mason.


  • Frink, Fred Goodrich was born on April 16, 1862 in Pilot Grove, Illinois, United States. Son of Morey French and Ellen E. (Goodrich) Frink.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Civ. Engineering, University of Michigan, 1886. Master of Sciences, University of Chicago, 1902.

      Special student in sanitary engineering, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1900-1901.


    • Assistant engineer Big 4, C.&A. and C.&N.W. rys., 1886-1888. Computer and superintendent Vierling & McDowell, and Snead & Company iron works, Chicago, 1888-1890. Instructor architectural drawing, Manual Training High School, Chicago, 1890-1897.

      In charge drawing, Chicago Athenæum, 1893-1897. Professor civil engineering, University of Idaho, 1897-1900. In private business, 1900-1902.

      Taught engineering classes of the late Dean C. E. Greene, University of Michigan, 1902-1904. Assistant Professor civil engineering, University of Illinois, 1904-1906. President Lake Construction Company, Hammond, Indiana, 1906-1908.

      Professor of engineering, University of Oregon, 1908-1915. Consultant practice, since 1915.


    • Author: Trigonometry (Hall and Frink), 1909.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian




    • Married Mae Beadle, July 10, 1888.
    • father: Morey French Frink
    • mother: Ellen E. (Goodrich) Frink
    • spouse: Mae Beadle
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    Born April 16, 1862
    Died September 30, 1929
    (aged 67)