Frank Mills Andrews

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Frank Mills Andrews (January 28, 1867 – September 3, 1948) was an American architect born in Des Moines, Iowa, who practiced in Chicago, New York City, Cincinnati and Dayton. Andrews died in Brooklyn, New York.

Biography[edit]

Andrews studied civil engineering at Iowa State College in Ames[1] and architecture at Cornell University, where he was graduated with an A. B. degree in 1888.[2]

The son of Lorenzo Frank Andrews and the former Sophia Maxwell Dolson, he was married in November 1894 to Gertrude Reynolds, with whom he had a daughter. They were divorced in March 1909. [3][4] He then married actress Pauline Frederick in 1909; they had one daughter. In 1927, he was remarried to Ellen Brown, by whom he fathered a son and two daughters: Frank II, Doris, and Audrey.

He was a member of the Royal Society of Arts and appeared in Who's Who of America, and upon his death, the New York Times published an obituary for him.[2]

Works[edit]

Among his commissions were:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Withey, Henry F., A.I.A.; Withey, Elsie Rathburn (1970) [1956]. Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased). Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc. (Facsimile Edition). pp. 20–21. Retrieved May 12, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "F.M. Andrews Dies; A Noted Architect"Paid subscription required. New York Times. 3 Sep 1948. p. 19. Retrieved May 12, 2017. 
  3. ^ Catalog of the Alpha Delta Phi Society, 1899
  4. ^ "Wife in Paris Asks Divorce"Paid subscription required. New York Times. March 30, 1909. p. 6. Retrieved May 12, 2017.