Kesling, Frank

From 1942 Mar-Ken Primary and Junior High School Annual.

From 1942 Mar-Ken Primary and Junior High School Annual.

Betty and Frank Kesling, from the 1942 Mar-Ken Primary and Junior High School Annual.

Betty and Frank Kesling, from the 1942 Mar-Ken
Primary and Junior High School Annual.

From 1943 Mar-Ken Primary and Junior High School Annual.

From 1943 Mar-Ken Primary and Junior High School Annual.

Betty and Frank Kesling, from the 1943 Mar-Ken Primary and Junior High School Annual. Betty's photo appears to have been cut and pasted into the shot.

Betty and Frank Kesling, from the 1943 Mar-Ken
Primary and Junior High School Annual. Betty’s photo
appears to have been cut and pasted into the shot.

Frank Kesling 1951

Frank Kesling 1951

Frank Kesling

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Frank Kesling is Betty Kesling’s younger brother.

Frank Kesling attended the Hollywood Mar-Ken in 1942 while in the 2nd grade. He later returned to Mar Ken from 1949-1951, 10th through 12th grade at Hollywood and Sherman Oaks, including two summer schools. He was President of Mar-Ken’s National Honor Society Chapter, 1951.

From the 1942 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High School Yearbook:
•Frankie Kesling played a child in the school’s May Day play.
•Frank wrote the following poem about he and his sister for the Yearbook:

FRANK AND BETTY – By Frank Kesling

Frank and Betty were playing. Father said, “Come to dinner.”
Mother said, “Come to dinner.”
One, two, three. Frank came. Betty came. Daddy came. They all ran to dinner.

From the October 13, 1942 Mar-Ken Journal:
MY HOBBY: Frank Kesling 3B. I like to dance for the U.S.O. I have danced for the U.S.O before in Hollywood and there is always so much noise that I get a little mixed up and have to think fast.

From Mar-Ken 1950 Yearbook:
Name: Frank Kesling
Born: July 8, Glendale, Calif.
Ambition: Foreign correspondent
Hobby: Horses
Favorite Food: Liver
Nickname: Pancho
Song: “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes”
Feature: Brain
Talent: Playing the guitar

From Mar-Ken 1951 Yearbook:
Name: Frank Kesling
Birthday: July 8th
Place of Birth: Glendale, Calif.
Class: Senior
Ambition: Foreign correspondent
Special Interest: Animals
Favorite Saying: “Don’t ask me”