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Frank Arthur Banks

Frank A. BANKS, Construction Engineer, United States Bureau of Reclamation. Member of National Geographic Society; American Society Civil Engineers; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Banks, Frank Arthur was born on December 4, 1883 in Saco, Maine, United States. Son of Otis Calvin and Emma (Chase) Banks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University Maine, 1906, Eng.D., 1940. Doctor of Laws, Washington State College 1944.

    Career

    • Engineering aid United States Reclamation Service, Lower Yellowstone Project, Montana, 1906-1909. Designing engineer, Boise, Idaho, 1909-1913. Construction engineer Jackson Lake Dam, Wyoming, 1913-1916, Minidoka Project, 1916-1920, American Falls Dam, 1920-1926, Owyhee Dam & Project, 1926-1933.

      Supervising engineer Grand Coulee Dam, 1933-1943, acting administrator Bonneville Power Project, 1939. Regional director, Region 1. United States Bureau of Reclamation, 1943-1945.

      District manager, Columbia River District, since 1945. Associate member American Society of Civil Engineers. Member Alpha Tau Omega, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Tau, Tau Beta Phi.

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers. Member Alpha Tau Omega, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Tau, Tau Beta Phi.
    • Member of National. Geographic Society. American Society Civil Engineers. Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Kappa Phi.

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    • Married Theodora Livingston Drummond, March 2, 1911. Children: Laurina Margaret, John Vallery.
    • father: Otis Calvin Banks
    • mother: Emma (Chase) Banks
    • spouse: Theodora Livingston Drummond
    • children: Laurina Margaret Banks
    • John Vallery Banks
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    Born December 4, 1883
    Died December 14, 1957
    (aged 74)
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