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Small business owner , antiquarian book dealer

Frank Wade George, small business owner, antiquarian book dealer. Nominee Public Relations Officer, First National Bank Birmingham.


George, Frank Wade was born on August 22, 1918 in Austin, Texas, United States. Son of Frank Wade and Rosa Scott (Slaughter) W.


Student, Texas School Fine Arts, 1936-1941;student, Mexico City College, 1947;BJ, University Texas, 1948.


Office manager Texas School Fine Arts, 1936-1941. Manager Austin Symphony Orchestra, 1946-1948, Erie (Pennsylvania) Philharmonic Orchestra, 1948-1949, Birmingham (Alabama) Symphony Orchestra, 1949-1950, Alabama Pops Orchestra, Birmingham, 1955-1962, Town and Gown Theatre, Birmingham, 1962-1965. Public relations officer First National Bank Birmingham, Alabama, 1950—1980.

President Birmingham Opera Company, 1973-1975. Owner Books! By George, Birmingham, since 1981. Co-founder Margo George Fashion Productions, 1951, Hanna Antiques, 1981.

Participant Antiquarian Book Seminar, University Denver, 1986. With United States Air Force, 1941-1945.


President Rockwood Plantation Condominium Association, since 2001. Treasurer Greater Birmingham Arts Alliance, 1971—1975, Birmingham Opera Guild, 1971—1974, Southern Regional Opera, 1981—1984. Trustee Birmingham Symphony Association, 1973—1975.

Chairman artist hospitality Arts Hall of Fame, 1974. Judge national council auditions Metropolitan Opera Association, 1981. Docent Birmingham Museum Art, 1980—1982.

Member Gideons International (president 1980-1983), Allegro Museum Club (vice president 1993-1994), Alabama Symphonic Association (director speakers bureau 1995), Rockwood Plantation Condominium Association (president since 2001).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: lay preaching, public speaking, reading, writing, traveling.


Married Marjorie Ann Miller, December 27, 1948 (divorced January 1955). Children; Frank Wade III, Gregory Scott, Barbara Lee. Married Martha Jeanne Wagner, February 8, 1964 (deceased 1996).

Married Wenona Thoma, 1996.

Frank Wade W.

Rosa Scott (Slaughter) W.

Marjorie Ann Miller

Martha Jeanne Wagner

Wenona Thoma