Professor Frank Coleman
(1890-1967) was born in Washington D.C.
Graduated from the M
Street High School, Washington, D.C.
Bachelor of Science
Degree, Howard University, 1913
Master of Science Degree,
University of Chicago
University of Pennsylvania
Professor and head of
Physics Department, Howard University
U.S. Army Officer, World
Interred at the Lincoln
Memorial Cemetery 4001 Suitland, Maryland Section k Plot
#199, Site #4
finishing high school, Frank Coleman entered Howard
University, from which he obtained his Bachelor of Science
degree. His undergraduate record there was so outstanding
that upon graduation he was appointed as an instructor in
Brother Coleman later earned his Master of Science degree
from the University of Chicago. He did subsequent graduate
work at the University of Pennsylvania and met all
requirements for his Doctorate except completion of his
When America entered the World War, he joined the army,
became a first lieutenant, and served honorably overseas.
Aside from carrying on his regular work, Brother Coleman was
a member of the Boys' Committee of YMCA, a Mason, an
American Legionnaire and a Congregationalist.