PARK, Frank, (1864 - 1925)


PARK, Frank, a Representative from Georgia; born in Tuskegee, Macon County, Ala., March 3, 1864; attended the common schools and the University of Georgia at Athens; engaged in teaching 1882-1885; railway civil engineer 1885-1889; graduated from Atlanta Medical College, 1891; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1891; lawyer, private practice; chair of the Democratic executive committee of Worth County, Ga., 1891-1902; judge of the county court, 1898-1903; chair of the Democratic congressional committee for the second district of Georgia, 1902-1904; judge of the city court of Sylvester, Ga., 1903-1908; judge of the Albany judicial circuit, 1908-1913; chair of the board of trustees of the State Agricultural and Mechanical School, Tifton, Ga., 1911-1915; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Seaborn A. Roddenbery; reelected to the Sixty-fourth and to the four succeeding Congresses (November 4, 1913-March 3, 1925); chair, Committee on Accounts (Sixty-fifth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the Sixty-ninth Congress in 1924; died on November 20, 1925, at Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; interment in White Springs Cemetery, White Springs, Fla.