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Frank Crassweller, British lawyer.

Background

Crassweller, Frank was born on January 4, 1856 in London, England. Son of Christopher and Sarah (Halifax) Crassweller.

Education

Student private school, England, 1861-1869, Public school, Goderich, Ontario, Canada, 1879, Toronto (Canada) Normal School, 1884.

Career

Came to Canada, 1869, to the United States, 1888, naturalized citizen United States, 1893. Woodsman, Muskoka, Canada, 1869-1879. Teacher, Huron County, Ontario, 1879-1888.

Admitted to bar, 1889, and since in practice law. Partner Crassweller & Crassweller, Duluth, Minnesota, since 1897. President Hugo Manufacturing corporation since 19.

., also several other small corporations.

Membership

Member and president Duluth City Council, 1897-1900. Member City Planning Commission, Duluth, since 1922 (from organization). Member Minnesota State Board Law Examiners, 1921-1929 (president 1927-1929), Duluth Board of Education, 1918-1923, since 1935 (president 1920-1923).

Member Minnesota State Bar Association (president 1916-1917), Duluth Commercial. Club (president 1906-1907). Elected to Duluth Hall of Fame 1942.

Mason (Blue Lodge, Scottish Rite, Shriner), Kiwanis.

Connections

Married Alison Moffett Douglas, 1885 (died 1930). Children: Harold D., Frank H., Elsie I. (Mistress.

father:
Christopher Crassweller

mother:
Sarah (Halifax) Crassweller

spouse:
Alison Moffett Douglas

child:
Harold D. Crassweller

child:
Frank H. Crassweller

child:
Elsie I. (Mrs Crassweller