George P. Frank

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George P. Frank
29th Mayor of Portland, Oregon
In office
1894–1896
Preceded by William S. Mason
Succeeded by Sylvester Pennoyer
Personal details
Born (1852-06-11)June 11, 1852
Granville, New York[1]
Died August 23, 1896(1896-08-23) (aged 44)
Long Beach, Washington[2]

George P. Frank (June 11, 1852 – August 23, 1896) served as mayor of Portland, Oregon from 1894 to 1896.[3]

The October 18, 2012 edition of the Portland Mercury listed Frank as the Third Worst Mayor in Portland history because he "handily won the election thanks to a flood that kept voter turnout low while he paid drunken repeat voters with free booze to cast ballots in every precinct they could." [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Republican League register, a record of the Republican Party in the state of Oregon. Republican League of Oregon. 1896. p. 210. 
  2. ^ "Geo. P. Frank dead". The Oregonian. August 25, 1896. p. 10. 
  3. ^ "Directory of Current and Past Elected Officials". City of Portland, Oregon. Retrieved April 19, 2012. 
  4. ^ Portland Mercury, October 18, 2012
Preceded by
William S. Mason
Mayor of Portland, Oregon
1894–1896
Succeeded by
Sylvester Pennoyer