|Birth: ||Aug. 6, 1894|
|Death: ||Mar. 10, 1983|
Established by the City of Harlingen, in violation of State Law, at the death of Frank Ferree, his burial took place in the back yard of the place where he founded the "Border Relief" organization.
Frank served in the Army in WWI.
Twice nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, Frank spent 42 years providing food, clothing and shelter for the very poor. He was to have received the "President's Volunteer Action Award" from President Reagan at a White House Luncheon in April of 1983, when he died the month before.
With no known relatives or heirs, his mission to provide relief for the poor continues today (2010), through the Volunteer Border Relief Organization.
Frank Ferree Gravesite
Maintained by: George Falk
Originally Created by: Art Cohan
Record added: Dec 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63296440
I was driving on 7th St in Harlingen when I noticed this solitary grave by the road... Googled the name and found a treasure of a human being!! Now I know why it has been kept clean and special since 1983... RIP Mr. Ferree. His grave is on the corner of 7...(Read more)|
Added: Feb. 22, 2014
May the Lord grant you the love, rest and peace equal to the care and relief you brought to others so less fortunate while in this life.|
Added: May. 11, 2012