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Frank A. Mckowne

Frank A. Mckowne, American hotel executive. Member Delta Chi.


  • Mckowne, Frank A. was born on October 30, 1889 in Brockport, New York, United States. Son of James R. McKowne and Mary Jane (Pendergast) Mckowne.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, University of Buffalo, 1910.


    • Admitted to New York bar, 1910. Assistant to Corporate Counsel, City of Buffalo, 1910-1913. Assistant to Ellsworth M. Statler, hotel executive, 1913-1916.

      Assistant secretary Hotels Statler Company, Inc., 1916-1919, secretary-treasurer, 1919-1928, president, 1928-1946. Director Marine Midland Trust Company. American Hotel Association Directory Corporation Chevalier, Legion of Honor (France).


    Member Delta Chi.; Clubs: Buffalo, Buffalo Country, Winged Foot, Tavern, New York.


    • Married Lura Renaker Shepard, June 17, 1922. Children: Shirley Jane, Frances Shepard.
    • father: James R. McKowne Mckowne
    • mother: Mary Jane (Pendergast) Mckowne
    • spouse: Lura Renaker Shepard
    • children: Shirley Jane Mckowne
    • Frances Shepard Mckowne
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    Born October 30, 1889
    Died March 7, 1948
    (aged 58)