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Mr. Frank P. Dow

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The Seattle Sunday Times
Sunday Morning, July 2, 1933
Page 2, Column 4

Frank P. Dow, Customs Broker, Dies Suddenly

Frank P. Dow, veteran Seattle customs broker and founder of the Frank P. Dow Company, died suddenly at his home yesterday morning after an illness of several months. He was 73 years old and had been retired from business since last August. Since then Robert A. White, President, has been in active charge of the business.

Mr. Dow’s firm was one of the largest customs brokerage houses on the Pacific Coast and had many notable accounts. He imported a great quantity of porcelain and represented several large eastern importers, including the F.W. Woolworth Company. He also had extensive fish cannery interests. Mr. Dow was born at Lawrence, Massachusetts, in 1859. He came to Seattle in 1889 from New England.

Mr. Dow is survived only by his widow, Mrs. Anna M. Dow, 627 36th Avenue North, who was at his bedside when death came.

He was a member of the Rotary and Arctic Clubs and was also consul for Costa Rica.

The funeral services will be held tomorrow at the Church of the Epiphany at 35th Avenue and East Denny Way at 11 o’clock.

The Seattle Sunday Times
Sunday, July 2, 1933
Page 29, Column 1


Dow. 627 36th Avenue North, July 1, Frank Prescott Dow, beloved husband of Anna M. Dow. Member Arctic Circle and Rotary Club. Remains at parlors of Bonney-Watson Co.

Services at Church of the Epiphany, 38th Avenue at East Denny Way, Monday at 11AM. Friends invited. Cremation, private.


Generously contributed by: Sheila Simpson