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Harry Warner Frantz

Harry Warner Frantz, American reporter. Special guest President Manuel Quezon, Philippines, in recognition of 14 years reporting Philippine independence campaign before United States Congresses, 1936. Member National Geography Society (Jane N. Smith life member, citation), American Geophysical Union, Antarctican Society Washington, Overseas Writers' Club.

Background

  • Frantz, Harry Warner was born on November 5, 1891 in Cerro Gordo, Illinois, United States. Son of John S. and Ada (Carver) Frantz.

  • Education

    • Student, Stanford University, 1919.

    Career

    • International correspondent, from 1917. Member staff foreign department United Press International, from 1920. Director publicity Yellowstone National Park, 1923.

      Press. director Office Inter-American Affairs, 1941-1944. Information officer with assistant secretary state for American Republics, 1944-1945. Member information staff Chapultepec conferences, San Francisco, 1945.

      Explored Mountain Province, Luzon, 1916. Ambulance driver French Army, Orient, 1917. Secretary, inspector, historian Commission to Serbia, American Red Cross, 1917-1919.

    Major achievements

    • Special guest President Manuel Quezon, Philippines, in recognition of 14 years reporting Philippine independence campaign before United States Congresses, 1936.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to news magazines, journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member National Geography Society (Jane N. Smith life member, citation), American Geophysical Union, Antarctican Society Washington, Overseas Writers' Club.

    Connections

    • Married Kathleen Hargrave, February 15, 1924. 1 child, Jean (Mistress Eric A. Blackall).
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    Born November 5, 1891
    • 1919
      Stanford University
    • 1923
      director, publicity Yellowstone National Park
    • 1941 - 1944
      press director, Office Inter-American Affairs
    • 1944 - 1945
      information officer, with assistant secretary state for American Republics
    • 1945
      member, information staff Chapultepec conferences
      San Francisco, California, United States