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Lawyer , Organization executive

Curtiss E. Frank, American Lawyer, organization executive. Bar: New York 1928. Councilman City of Yonkers, 1942-1943, mayor, 1944-1949; chairman of the board of trustees Colgate University, 1969-1975, trustee emeritus, from 1976; board visitors Columbia University Law School, from 1976; board directors Marco Philharmonic; Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Frank, Curtiss E. was born on November 13, 1904 in New York City. Son of Augustus A. and Mary (Fowler) Frank.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Colgate University, 1925;L.L.D., Colgate University, 1969;Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1928.

Career

Associate, Hughes, Schurman & Dwight, 1928-1937;assistant United State Attorneys, Southern District New York, 1931-1932;partner firm, Hughes, Hubbard & Ewing, 1937-1949;vice president, general counsel, Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation, 1949-1951;executive vice president, Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation, 1952-1955;president, Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation, 1956-1961;Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation, 1961-1966;president, Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., 1966-1967;vice chairman, Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., 1968-1969;president, Council for Finance Aid to Education, New York City, 1970-1973;chairman of the executive committee, Council for Finance Aid to Education, 1974-1978;member of advisory board, Council for Finance Aid to Education, from 1978. Director Willcox & Gibbs, Inc., Shearson Mutual Funds, Brown Brothers HarrimanTrust Company Florida, Naples, Elderworks. President National Executive Service Corps, 1977-1980, vice chairman from 1981.

Member consultant panel to comptroller general United States, 1967-1969.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1928.

Membership

Councilman City of Yonkers, 1942-1943, mayor, 1944-1949. Chairman board trustees Colgate University, 1969-1975, trustee emeritus, from 1976. Board visitors Columbia University Law School, from 1976.

Board directors Marco Philharmonic. Member Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Union League, Blind Brook, Round Hill (Connecticut) Country.

Port Royal, Naples Yacht, Hole-in-the-Wall Golf (Naples, Florida).

Connections

Married Grace Watkins, October 11, 1929 (deceased November 1957). Children: Anne Fairfield Frank DuBois, Curtiss Ely. Married Lila Bonhus Shaw, December 13, 1958 (deceased January 1986).

father:
Augustus A. Frank

mother:
Mary (Fowler) Frank

spouse:
Grace Watkins

child:
Anne Fairfield Frank DuBois Frank

child:
Curtiss Ely;m. Lila Bonhus Shaw Frank

child:
December 13 Frank

child:
1958 Frank (deceased January 1986)