Log In

Anthony Melchior Frank Edit Profile

Federal official , Financial executive

Anthony Melchior Frank, American federal official, former financial executive.


Frank, Anthony Melchior was born on May 21, 1931 in Berlin, Germany. Came to the United States, 1937, naturalized, 1943. Son of Lothar and Elisabeth (Roth) Frank.


Bachelor, Dartmouth College, 1953. Master of Business Administration, Dartmouth College, 1954. Postgraduate in finance, University Vienna, 1956.


Assistant to president, bond portfolio manager, Glendale (California) Federal Savings Association, 1958-1961;vice president, treasurer, Far West Finance Corporation, Los Angeles, 1962;administrative vice president, vice president savings, First Charter Finance Corporation, Beverly Hills, California, 1962-1966;president, State Mutual Savings and Loan Association, Los Angeles, 1966-1968;president, Titan Group, Inc., New York City and Los Angeles, 1968-1970;president, INA Properties, Inc., 1970-1971;president, Citizens Savings & Loan, San Francisco, 1971-1973;vice chairman, chief Executive officer, Citizens Savings & Loan, San Francisco, 1973-1974;Chairman of the Board, president, chief Executive officer, FN Finance Corporation, 1974-1988;postmaster general, United States Postal Svc., 1988-1992;chairman, Belvedere Capital Partners, San Francisco. Also president, vice chairman, industry director Federal Home Loan Bank San Francisco, 1972-1977. Trustee, treasurer Blue Shield of California, from 1976-1988.

Board of directors General American Investors, Trans American Home First, Temple Inland, Schwab, Bedford Property Investors Inc., Irvine Apts. Cmtys., Crescent Real Estate Equities.


Chairman, board directors California Housing Finance Agency, Sacramento, 1978-1986. Trustee American Conservatory Theater. Chairman board visitors School Architecture and Planning University of California at Los Angeles, 1971-1986.

Board overseers Tuck School. Delegate California Democratic Convention, 1968. Served with Army of the United States, 1954-1956.

Member Screen Actors Guild, Chief Executives Organization, World Business Forum, Dartmouth Club Northern California, Bohemian Club.


Married Gay Palmer, October 16, 1954. Children: Tracy, Randall.

Lothar Frank

Elisabeth (Roth) Frank

Gay Palmer

Tracy Frank

Randall Frank