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Frank Doan Bisbee

Frank Doan Bisbee, business executive. Member City Council, Jacksonville, 1923-1925. Vice president, director Children’s Home Society; Member S.A.R., American Legion, United States, Florida, Jacksonville chambers commerce, Newcomen Society England, Camellia Society N. Florida (director), International, American (permanent judge) camellia societies, Phi Kappa Sigma.

Background

  • Bisbee, Frank Doan was born on November 13, 1891 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Son of William Adolphus and Harriet Anne (Backus) Bisbee.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H., Harstrom School, Norwalk, Connecticut. Student of University Pennsylvania, 1911-1913.

    Career

    • 1 son, Frank Doan. Bank runner, Florida National Bank, Jacksonville, 1912. Manager Bisbee Building. President Frank D. Bisbee & Company (became Bisbee-Baldwin Corporation), office building management, insurance, real estate, mortgage loans.

      Chairman of the Board Bisbee-Baldwin Corporation. President Bisbee Investment Сompany. Vice president Holly Point Development Company.

      Trustee Profit Sharing Plan of Bisbee-Baldwin Corporation. Director Barnett First National Bank, Vol. with French Ambulance Corps., 1916, First lieutenant, later captain infantry, United States Army, World War I. Ensign, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, World World War World War II Former lieutenant colonel personal staff Governor Spessard Holland of Florida Ex-chairman Selective Service System, Duval County Local Board Northern 5.

      Past facility security officer Florida under Office Civilian Defense.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member City Council, Jacksonville, 1923-1925. Vice president, director Children’s Home Society. Member S.A.R., American Legion, United States, Florida, Jacksonville chambers commerce, Newcomen Society England, Camellia Society N. Florida (director), International, American (permanent judge) camellia societies, Phi Kappa Sigma.

    Clubs: River, Men’s Garden (director) (Jacksonville).

    Connections

    • Married Ella Taylor Slemons, October 25, 1921.
    • father: William Adolphus Bisbee
    • mother: Harriet Anne (Backus) Bisbee
    • spouse: Ella Taylor Slemons
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    Born November 13, 1891
    Died February 7, 1974
    (aged 82)
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