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Harry Warner Frantz, American reporter. Special guest President Manuel Quezon, Philippines, in recognition of 14 years reporting Philippine independence campaign before United States Congresses, 1936. Member National Geography Society (Jane N. Smith life member, citation), American Geophysical Union, Antarctican Society Washington, Overseas Writers' Club.

Background

Frantz, Harry Warner was born on November 5, 1891 in Cerro Gordo, Illinois, United States. Son of John S. and Ada (Carver) Frantz.

Education

He was born in Cerro Gordo, Illinois and attended Stanford University from 1913-1919.

Career

International correspondent, from 1917;member of staff foreign department, United Press International, from 1920;director publicity, Yellowstone National Park, 1923;press director, Office Inter-American Affairs, 1941-1944;information officer with assistant secretary state for American Republics, 1944-1945;member information staff, Chapultepec conferences, San Francisco, 1945. Explored Mountain Province, Luzon, 1916. Ambulance driver French Army, Orient, 1917.

Secretary, inspector, historian Commission to Serbia, American Red Cross, 1917-1919.

Achievements

  • Special guest President Manuel Quezon, Philippines, in recognition of 14 years reporting Philippine independence campaign before United States Congresses, 1936.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to news magazines, journals.

Membership

Member National Geography Society (Jane N. Smith life member, citation), American Geophysical Union, Antarctican Society Washington, Overseas Writers' Club.

Connections

Married Kathleen Hargrave, February 15, 1924. 1 child, Jean (Mistress Eric A. Blackall).

father:
John S. Frantz

mother:
Ada (Carver) Frantz

spouse:
Kathleen Hargrave

child:
Jean Frantz (Mistress Eric A. Blackall)