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John Mayer Frank

business executive.

John Mayer Frank, business executive. Recipient Modern Pioneer award for unit heater, 1938.

Background

Frank, John Mayer was born on February 13, 1886 in Natchez, Mississippi, United States. Son of Henry and Melanie (Mayer) Frank.

Education

Graduate Phillips Exeter Academy, 1903. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1907.

Career

Engineer Commonwealth Edison Company, 1907-1910, sales engineer Ilg Electric Ventilating Company, 1910-1913, sales management, 1913-1920, general manager, 1920-1928, president, 1928-1956, Chairman, Board Of Directors, 1957-1964, honorary chairman, board, since 1964. President, Jewish Charities of Chicago, 1944-1946. Member budget committee Community Fund of Chicago, 1943-1946.

Trustee Illinois Institute Technology, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota.

Membership

Member budget committee Community Fund of Chicago, 1943-1946. Trustee Illinois Institute Technology, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota. Member American Society Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Engineers (life), National Association Fan Manufacturers (past president), Industrial Unit Heater Association (past president), N. Shore Art League, Winnetka (past president).

Clubs: Exeter, Massachusetts Institute Technology.

Connections

Married Louise Bettman, October 20, 1914. Children: Mary (Mistress.

father:
Henry Frank

mother:
Melanie (Mayer) Frank

spouse:
Louise Bettman

child:
Mary (Mrs Frank