Frank Chalfant Gaylord II
Frank Chalfant Gaylord II is active/lives in Vermont, West Virginia. Frank Gaylord II is known for war memorial sculpture, soldier figures.
Biography Frank Chalfant Gaylord II
Frank Chalfant Gaylord II (born March 9, 1925) is an American sculptor best known for "The Column", a group of sculptures in stainless steel of United States soldiers and sailors, which is part of the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Gaylord was born in March 1925 to Richard and Thelma (Hamilton) Gaylord in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He was named for his grandfather, Frank C. Gaylord. He graduated from Washington Irving High School in Clarksburg
Gaylord was drafted at the age of 18 into the United States Army. He served in the 17th Airborne Division during World War II. He saw action in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East, and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal. During this time, he sketched many of the men he s
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