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Frank Ingels

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameFrank Lee•Ingels
Used nameFrank•Ingels
Born2 January 1886 in Tamora, Nebraska (USA)
Died26 April 1957 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Nebraska-born Frank Ingles, husband of Kathleen Ingels was a scholar of Lorado Taft in Chicago, the leading American sculptor between 1880 and 1930. For 10 years, Ingels worked in Taft’s studio in Chicago, and designed and created The Sower there. The Sower is a statue that later sat at Oklahoma State University. His Fountain of Time may still be seen on display in Chicago. Known also for his painting and his architectural designs, he had prestigious showings of his work throughout the nation. He later worked in Los Angeles and created mainly fountains and sculptures. Ingles was educated at the Northwestern State Teacher’s College in Alva, Oklahoma. His Young Boatman was created in 1932.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Art Competitions USA Frank Ingels
Sculpturing, Unknown Event, Open (Olympic) AC

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