Solano County

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Frank D. Sweet, of Suisun, Solano county, who is well and favorably known as a funeral director and as a public-spirited citizen, is a native of Dunkirk, New York, where he was born on the 17th of February, 1885, and he is a son of Fred D. and Katherine (Graines) Sweet. His father was a blacksmith by trade, following that occupation for many years, and he stood high in the esteem of his community, where he lived up to the time of his death.

Frank D. Sweet received a practical public school education, and he remained in his native state until 1917, when he came to California. Locating at Petaluma, he obtained a position as assistant in an undertaking establishment, where he thoroughly learned the business and subsequently obtained a license as an embalmer. He then went to Lakeport, where he followed that business for three years, and in 1921 he came to Suisun and has since been in the undertaking business in this city. He is well established in an eligible location and has complete and up to date equipment and conveniences, including a funeral chapel and display room and other accessories of a well conducted undertaking house. Mr. Sweet is well adapted to his professional work, being a man of tact and good taste, thoughtful of and attentive to the requirements of his patrons, and his methods are such as to receive the appreciation of those who require his services.

Mr. Sweet was married to Miss Grace E. Mount, who was born and reared in New York state, and they are the parents of three children, Lorraine, Delvin and Howard. Politically Mr. Sweet is aligned with the republican party, and he has always taken an intelligent interest in the trend of public affairs, being an ardent supporter of every measure for the improvement or betterment of the community welfare. Fraternally he is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and of the Lions Club, of which he is vice president. He is also secretary of the Chamber of Commerce.

History of Solano County, California By Marguerite Hunt and Napa County, California By Harry Lawrence Gunn. From Their Earliest Settlement To The Present Time. Chicago. S.J. Clarke Pub. Co. 1926. 883 pages.

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