Anthony M. Frank

Anthony Frank
69th United States Postmaster General
In office
March 1, 1988 – July 6, 1992
PresidentRonald Reagan
George H. W. Bush
Preceded byPreston Robert Tisch
Succeeded byMarvin Travis Runyon
Personal details
Born (1931-05-31) May 31, 1931 (age 88)
Berlin, Germany
Spouse(s)Gay Frank
Children2
FatherLothar Frank
EducationDartmouth College (BA, MBA)
OccupationBanker, United States Postmaster General

Anthony Melchior Frank (born May 31, 1931)[1][2] was an American banker and served as the United States Postmaster General from 1988 to 1992.[3]

Early life[edit]

On May 21, 1931, Frank was born in Berlin, Germany. Frank's father was Lothar Frank (1900-1985). Frank's paternal grandfather was Sigismund Frank (1848-1930), a banker. Frank's paternal grandmother was Lina Rothschild (1865-1960). At age 6, he and his family moved from Germany to the United States. Frank attended Hollywood High School.[4][5][6][7]

Education[edit]

Frank earned a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College,[8] and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He also did postgraduate work in finance at the University of Vienna.[1]

Career[edit]

Frank was the CEO of First Nationwide Bank in San Francisco, California.[8][9]

In 1988, Frank was appointed as the United States Postmaster General by the Governors of U.S. Postal Service effective March 1, 1988.[10][9] In 1992, Frank resigned as United States Postmaster General.[6]

In 1992, Frank started Independent Bancorp of Arizona, a new financial instition.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Frank's wife is Gay Frank. They have two children, Tracy Frank (b. 1961) and Randall Frank (b. 1962).[4][13][14]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rosenblatt, Robert A.; Bates, James (July 4, 1991). "Postal Chief Considers S&L Bailout Role : Thrifts: Postmaster General Anthony M. Frank has talked about being a regulator or overseer of a merger of big institutions". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 7, 2016.
  2. ^ Marquis Who's Who on the Web
  3. ^ Man in the News: Anthony M. Frank; Innovator for Postal Job - New York Times, February 3, 1988
  4. ^ a b "Anthony M. Frank". jewage.org. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  5. ^ "Sigismund Frank". jewage.org. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  6. ^ a b c "Anthony Frank Posts Himself to Arizona ..." latimes.com. April 22, 1992. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  7. ^ Frank, Randall. "About family Frank". jewage.org. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  8. ^ a b Easley, Julia Ann (May 18, 1992). "U.S. Postmaster General to Speak at Business School Commencement". ucdavis.edu. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  9. ^ a b "New Postmaster General". latimes.com. March 2, 1988. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  10. ^ "List of Postmasters General". usps.com. February 2015. Retrieved May 24, 2019.
  11. ^ "Murder She Wrote. The Skinny According to Nick Cullhane episode". IMDb. May 12, 1991. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  12. ^ "Murder by Proxy: How America Went Postal (2010)". IMDb. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  13. ^ "Tracy Frank". jewage.org. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  14. ^ "Randall Frank". jewage.org. Retrieved May 25, 2019.

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Preceded by
Preston Tisch
United States Postmaster General
March 1, 1988 – July 6, 1992
Succeeded by
Marvin Runyon