Frank Park

Frank Park ( March 3, 1864 in Tuskegee, Alabama, † November 20, 1925 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida ) was an American politician. Between 1913 and 1925 he represented the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Frank Park attended the common schools and then studied at the University of Georgia in Athens. Between 1882 and 1885 he worked as a teacher; 1885 to 1889 he was employed as an engineer on the railroad. After a subsequent study of law and its made ​​in 1891 admitted to the bar he began to work in his new profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. Between 1891 and 1902 he was the district chairman in Worth County. Then he led until 1904 the chair of the Democratic Congressional Committee, for the second electoral district of Georgia. From 1898 to 1913 he worked at various courts as judges. He also appeared in the years 1911 to 1915 curator of the State Agricultural and Mechanical School in Tifton.

After the death of Mr Seaborn Roddenbery Park was in the overdue election for the second seat of Georgia as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he took up his new mandate on 4 November 1913. After five elections he could remain until March 3, 1925 at the Congress. From 1917 to 1919 he was chairman of the Committee on Accounts. In parks time as congressman were among others the First World War and the adoption of the 18th and the 19th Amendment.

For the elections of 1924, Frank Park was not nominated by his party. He died only a few months after his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives on November 20, 1925 in Fort Lauderdale.