Person:Frank Wardwell (9)

Frank Watson Wardwell
b.2 OCT 1872
m. ABT 1872
  1. Frank Watson Wardwell1872 -
  2. George W. Wardwell1878 - 1879
  3. Julia Adelaide Wardwell1878 - 1884
  4. Edward F. Wardwell1881 - 1881
  5. Millard F. Wardwell1881 - 1881
Facts and Events
Name Frank Watson Wardwell
Gender Male
Birth[1] 2 OCT 1872
Occupation? Grocer in 1895, Advertising Manager in 1896, Compositor in 1900, Printer in Factory in 1918 & 1920

Listed in 1895 &1896 Portland City Directory at 284 Congress Street. In 1896, the Advertising Manager for Maine Outings. In 1898 & 1910 Portland Directory as Manager of Forest & Shore Publishing Company. Single, living with parents in Portland at 1900 census and in Cape Elizabeth at 1910, 1920 and 1922.

Secretary of Portland Yacht Club in 1913.

World War I Draft Registration Card says he was tall and of slender build with blue eyes and light hair.

1945 Portland Directory shows his Printing business at 32 Exchange Street.

"Frank W. Wardwell, 74, veteran Portland printer, received an award for 25 years of perfect attendance at the final meeting of the season of the Lions Club in the Hotel Eastland Tuesday noon." Portland Press Herald 02 July 1947

"Firemen Extinguish Umbrella Blaze" Responding to a Saturday night alarm, Portland firemen were confronted by several moose and deer heads and a smoking umbrella stand. The fire was at Frank W. Wardwell's printing shop, 32 Exchange Street. The call came from Box 45 at Middle and Exchange Streets at 11:19 p.m. Recall was 16 minutes later. Its cause undetermined, the fire was said to have originated in a metal umbrella stand," Portland Sunday Telegram 16 February 1947

  1. World War I Draft Registration Card.