Frank Carr Spalding was born in Kansas City, Missouri,
November 2, 1869, and has lived his whole life here in the place of
his birth. His early education was received in the ward schools,
after which he attended the Central High School, and from there
entered the University of Michigan.
Returning to Kansas City, he identified
Spalding's Commercial College, conducted by
where he has ever since remained. Commencing at the bottom, he
taught in all the various commercial departments, and is now assistant
superintendent, and is in charge of the office. He is also
manager of the printing and publishing establishment operated in
connection with the college.
Mr. Spalding married Miss Clara Salisbury
October 19, 1895.
He belongs to the Knights of Pythias and the
Modern Woodmen, having served as Venerable Consul in the latter
organization for three years. He is also secretary of the Kansas
City Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, being the
great-grandson of Oliver Spalding, who fought with Washington, and was
a delegate to the National Convention in New York in 1900.