Thomas Frankson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Thomas Frankson

American politician

Date of Birth: 16-Sep-1869

Place of Birth: Fillmore County, Minnesota, United States

Date of Death: 08-Jun-1939

Profession: lawyer, politician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Thomas Frankson

  • Thomas Frankson (September 16, 1869 – June 8, 1939) was born in York Township, Minnesota.
  • He was the 22nd Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota from 1917 to 1921.
  • Frankson was a lawyer, real estate developer, and politician.
  • He died June 8, 1939 in St.
  • Paul, Minnesota. Frankson lived in Spring Valley, Minnesota before moving to St.
  • Paul, where he developed land under the company name, Frankson's Land Agency, and raised bison.
  • He built a home at 1349 Midway Parkway on the Western border of Como Park in St.
  • Paul that is referred to as the Thomas Frankson House today.
  • He raised bison in a private buffalo pasture a few blocks West of his home near what is now Bison Street and Holy Childhood Catholic Church and School.
  • The street to the North of Midway Parkway was named after him. Frankson spent about $30,000 campaigning for the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor. Frankson was married to Hannah Inglebret. In 1915, Frankson donated two bison to the Como Zoo and Conservatory.

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