Francis Kamp McGinnis, Sr

Francis Kamp McGinnis, Sr

Birth
Wright City, Warren County, Missouri, USA
Death 19 Feb 1960 (aged 83)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Terrell, Kaufman County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 33045093 · View Source
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Son of Charles Taylor McGinnis and Nancy Hughes Pratt.

Dallas Morning News - Feb.21, 1960

RITES SET FOR F.K. MCGINNIS PIONEER LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

Funeral services for Francis K. McGinnis ,83,a pioneer landscape architect,will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Anderson -Clayton Chapel in Mesquite with Dr.Edward A.Mohns officiating. Burial will be in the College Mound Cemetery near Terell.
Mr.McGinnis,of 5215 Monticello, died Friday afternoonin a Dallas hospital after a brief illness .
A Dallas resident since 1913,Mr. McGinnis was insrumental in obtaining the land bordering Turtle Creek for the City of Dallas . He was the supervising landscape architect for the Texas Centenial in 1936 and was a member of the Dallas Park Board from about 1924 to 1932 .
Mr.McGinnis was born in Wright City ,Mo. and moved to Terrell with his family at the age of eight .
He attended the University of Missouri and was graduated from Texas A and M College in 1900.He later attended the Universities of Michigan and Harvard for graduate study .
In 1959 he was given an award by the A&M Former Students Association for his continuing work for the association and the college .He made a speech before the Dallas A&M Club a few days before his illness .
Mr.McGinnis was interested in the Dallas Symphony and rarely missed a musical program in Dallas .
Survivors are a son ,Francis K.McGinnis, Jr. of Dallas : Three brothers ,Nestor M.McGinnis of College Station ,Perry T. McGinnis of Denton and Taylor McGinnis of Greggton ,Gregg County ;Three sisters ,Mrs.W.K. Hart of Dallas ,Mrs.K.M.Pieper of Hot Springs ,Ark.,and Mrs.Ernest Shuler of Keitchi ,La.; and two grandchildren .



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  • Created by: C. C
  • Added: 18 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33045093
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Kamp McGinnis, Sr (2 Apr 1876–19 Feb 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33045093, citing College Mound Cemetery, Terrell, Kaufman County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by C. C (contributor 47011237) .