Frank Backus Williams Edit Profile
Student New York School Philanthropy, 1909.
Began practice law, Hartford, Connecticut, 1892. Moved to New York City, 1909. Member of staff Legislative Drafting Bureau, Columbia University, 1910.
Began practice of law of city planning and zoning, 1912. Member of staff Heights of Buildings Commission, which zoned New York City, 1913. Sent abroad by City of New York to investigate building regulations and zoning, 1913, again in 1914.
Reported on plans for Bridgeport, Connecticut, Akron, Ohio, etc.
Member Common Council, Hartford, 1898. Member National City Planning Conference. Member American Institute of Planners, American Society Planning Officials, Citizens Union of New York (city planning commission), Phi Beta Kappa.
Clubs: City (vice pre.), Harvard, Salmagundi, Bar Association.