Frank Emerson

Politician

1882 – 1931

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Who was Frank Emerson?

Frank Collins Emerson was the 15th Governor of the US state of Wyoming from January 3, 1927 until his death on February 18, 1931.

Born in Saginaw, Michigan, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1904.

Emerson was the Wyoming State Engineer from 1919 until his election as governor. In the 1926 election for Governor, he defeated Nellie Tayloe Ross, the first woman governor in the United States. He died only six weeks into his second term at the age of 48.

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Born
May 26, 1882
Saginaw
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Michigan
Lived in
  • Saginaw
  • Wyoming
Died
Feb 18, 1931

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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