Thursday, December 28, 2006
Oregon Republican League: Elder Photos
Oregon Republican League:Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 144.
FRANK, HON, GEORGE P., Mayor of Portland, was born in Granville, New York, June 11, 1852. In 1864 the family moved to Madison, Wisconsin. He began business in the office of the C., B. & Q. Railroad, but in 1875 went to San Francisco and became a member of the agricultural implant firm of Frank Bros. The next year he came to Portland to manage a branch house. He has always taken an active part in party matters, and in public enterprises, and before being elected Mayor, in 1894, had served as Police Commissioner and as a member of the Water Committee building Portland’s extensive water system.