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William Albert Crawford-Frost


William Albert Crawford-Frost, Canadian clergyman.


Crawford-Frost, William Albert was born on October 29, 1863 in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada. Son of William and Louisa (Crawford) F.


Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto, 1884, Master of Arts, 1886. Graduate divinity, Wycliffe College, Toronto, 1887. Special course Baltimore Medical College, 1897.


Explored Rainy River country for Toronto Globe, 1886. Deacon, 1888, priest, 1889. Protestant Episcopal Church.

Curate, St. Paul’s, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, 1888. Rector, St. George’s, New Glasgow, Nova Scoti, 1889-1892, Church of the Redeemer, Merrick, Long Island, 1892-1896, Memorial Church of the Holy Comforter, Baltimore, 1896-1903. Instructor chemistry, Baltimore Medical College, 1904-1906.

Rector, St. Mary’s, Emmorton, Maryland., since 1910. Invented a thought recorder, 1902. Passenger car, 1904; trolley device, 1906.

Tri-plane, 1907; house cooling system, 1908. Safety aeroplane, combined parachute and aeroplane, etc., 1911. Automobile fender, 1912.

Spring auto wheel, 1913. Poison gsa respirator. 1915; wave energy motor, 1920.

Torpedo obstructing projectile, 1921. Elevated bumper, 1926. Deeded claim against British Government in re poison gas respirator to Viscount Knutsford and Trustees of London Hospital, 1927.

Original model of poison gas respirator, made June 1, 1915. installed in Technology Museum, Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland., January 23, 1933, at request of chief chemist. Author: Old Dogma in a New Light, 1896. The Philosophy of Integration, 1906.

A New Theory of Evolution, 1926. The Way Out, 1931; Fourteen Points of a Wheat-based Currency, 1933. The Poison Theory of The Resurrection, 1935.

Home: Baltimore, Maryland.


Married Damaris Constance Ings, August 28, 1889. Children: John, Ernest (deceased), William Arthur.

William F.

Louisa (Crawford) F.

Damaris Constance Ings

John Crawford-Frost

Ernest Crawford-Frost (deceased)

William Arthur Crawford-Frost