Y. Frank Freeman
Young Frank Freeman (14 December 1890 – 5 February 1969) was an American film company executive for Paramount Pictures. Freeman was born in Greenville, Georgia, and graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1910. In addition to his work with Paramount, he also worked in the fields of banking, higher education, and athletics.
He was the first winner of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 1957. He was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on February 8, 1960. He died in California and was buried at Westview Cemetery in Atlanta.
- Archives, Library and Information Center. "Y. Frank Freeman Papers (MS #003)". Georgia Institute of Technology. Archived from the original on September 10, 2018. Retrieved September 10, 2018.
- "Y. Frank Freeman Dies at 78; Retired Paramount Executive". The New York Times. 7 February 1969. p. 37. Retrieved 2008-01-17.
- "Y. F. Freeman Dies; Movie Executive". Atlanta Constitution. 7 February 1969. p. 41. Archived from the original on July 31, 2019. Retrieved July 31, 2019 – via newspapers.com.
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