Delano, Frederic Adrian (09/10/1863-03/28/1953)

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  • Occupation: Engineer
  • Number of Terms: 4
  • Committees/Roles: Served on the Executive Committee from 1928 to 1947.


  • Delano, Frederic Adrian
  • Board of Regents
  • Citizen Regent
  • Board of Regents Executive Committee


Smithsonian Board of Regents

Regent type



District of Columbia

Short Legal Citation

  • 42 Stat. 1170 (1923), ch. 30
  • 45 Stat, 1146 (1929), ch. 132
  • 49 Stat. (1935), ch. 457
  • 55 Stat. 666 (1941), ch. 399


Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography. A supplement. Six volumes. Edited by L. E. Dearborn. New York: Press Association Compilers, 1918-1931. Originally published as "The Cyclopaedia of American Biography. Supplementary Edition"; Who Was Who in America. A component of "Who's Who in American History." Volume 3, 1951-1960. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1966.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


Regent Tenure: 01/22/1923-07/01/1947


  • Engineering
  • Regents
  • Engineers


Washington (D.C.)



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