Biography of Frank Swett Black


Black, Frank Swett. Governor of New York. Born in Limington, ME, March 8, 1853. Graduated at Dartmouth 1875. Was editor Johnstown, NY, "Journal"; later reporter Troy, NY, "Whig." Clerk in registry department, Troy post office. Admitted to bar 1879. Member of Congress 1895-97. Governor of New York 1897-99. Practiced law in New York City from 1898 to 1912. Died 1913.