Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Frank Maxwell Andrews

Marker ID: THC 3A 53
Location: Lea Avenue east of 6th Ave., Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 09.222    W 086° 46.527
  36.1537    -86.77545
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMGFN2


Born in a house which stood here, Feb. 3, 1884, he graduated from the Military Academy in 1905. Originally a cavalry officer, he transferred to the Air Corps in 1917. In 1941 he commanded the Caribbean Defense Command, later U.S. Air Forces, Middle East; then was commanding general, European Theater of Operations. At the time of his death in Iceland, May 3, 1943, he held the Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal and Order of the Crown of Italy.