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Frank Philip Allen

architect

Frank Philip Allen, American architect. Awarded Order of Rising Sun by Japanese Government. Mason.

Background

Allen, Frank Philip was born on September 28, 1881 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Frank Payne and Mary Frances (O’Connor) Allen.

Education

Education public and art schools in the United States.

Career

Began practice in Grand Rapids. Architect and director of works, Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, 1909. Chief architect, director of works and landscape architect, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1915-1916.

Organizer, president, 1917-1919, Allen Shipbuilding Company, Seattle. Architect of numerous buildings in Seattle and Southern California Corpl. Company E, 32d Michigan Volunteer Infantry, Spanish-Am War.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

father:
Frank Payne Allen

mother:
Mary Frances (O’Connor) Allen