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Arthur Albert Frank

Arthur Albert Frank, American manufacturer executive. Mason (32°, Shriner).


  • Frank, Arthur Albert was born on May 15, 1878 in St. Louis. Son of August and Anna (Sears) Frank.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools.


    • Clerk, car distributor transportation department, statistician, chief clerk mechanic department Member of Parliament R.R., St. Louis, 1894-1911. Secretary to president P.H. Murphy Company, Pittsburgh, 1911-1913, plant manager, New Kensington, Pennsylvania, 1913-1914, sales agent, St. Louis, 1915-1917. Vice president Standard Railway Equipment Company, Chicago, 1918-1920, president, 1920-1944, chairman since 1944.

      Vice-president, director Standard Railway Equipment Manufacturing Company, Chicago, 1939-1943, president, director, 1943-1948, Chairman of the Board since 1948.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Mason (32°, Shriner). Clubs: Chicago, Chicago Athletic (Chicago), Glenview (Golf, Illinois).


    • Married Daisy M. Irwin, June 4, 1910. Children: Arthur Albert, Clinton Edward.
    • father: August Frank
    • mother: Anna (Sears) Frank
    • spouse: Daisy M. Irwin
    • children: Arthur Albert Frank
    • Clinton Edward Frank
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    Born March 15, 1878
    Died April 12, 1962
    (aged 84)