(1862-1938)A Navarro County native, Frank Neal Drane married Florence A. Bingham in 1885 and had two children. He ran a hardware store with his father before becoming president of City National Bank. In 1901 Drane formed the Corsicana Power and Light company. A city alderman and a leader in the Third Avenue Presbyterian church, he wished to share his personal prosperity with fellow citizens. In 1938 he organized the Navarro Community Foundation with E. W. Robinson (1891-1967) as the first director. The fund has benefited wide-ranging endeavors, including Navarro College, founded in 1946.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 6:15am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 738210 N 3553729|
|Decimal Degrees||32.09476667, -96.47581667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 5.686', W 96° 28.549'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 5' 41.16" N, 96° 28' 32.94" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 900-998 W Park Ave, Corsicana TX 75110, US|
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