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FREDERICK TOWER FRANCIS November 21, 1869 - May 7, 1933

Born: November 21,1869
Died: May 7,1933

Married Maude Ellison Thompson on October 17, 1901

Parents: James Dwight Francis and Martha Tower Francis

Worked for Berkshire County Savings Bank for 47 years. (Clerk, assistant Treasurer, Treasurer) Director of the Berkshire Loan & Trust Company

Active politically soon after the city’s incorporation in 1891.

Server as Common Council from Ward 4 from 1898-1899.

Appointed to the Board of Health in 1904.

Volunteer fireman for 16 years.

Named as Secretary of the Farnham Reservoir Commission in 1910

Member of the first Park Commission and was named Chairman in 1913.

Appointed to the Planning Board in 1923

Member of the Crescent Lodge and other Masonic orders.

Treasurer of the Crescent Lodge for 25 years

President of the Park Club in 1926

Was Chairman of the first athletic council of Pittsfield High School

Was a director and treasurer of the Pittsfield Airport Corporation.

Member of the conference board of the Chamber of Commerce.

Mayor of Pittsfield in 1925 and 1926.