Francis Robinson Pou

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Francis Robinson Pou
Born December 15, 1865
Autauguaville, Alabama
Died December 10, 1923
Occupation Funeral director
Mayor of Pensacola
Religion Methodist
Spouse Norma Childerson
Parents Francis Gavin Pou
Children Erma Pou Forster
Capitola Pou Scarritt

Francis "Frank" Robinson Pou was a prominent funeral director and businessman, and served as mayor of Pensacola in 1918.

A 1905 magazine published by the Louisville & Nashville Railroad described his livery and mortuary businesses:

Mr. F. R. Pou – Feed and Livery Stable and Funeral Director. Nos. 13-17 West Intendencia Street. Office Phone: 31, Residence Phone 673. The Above Enterprise is the Largest of its kind in Pensacola, In Every Respect. The Business Has Been Established Here for Eight Years, and Gives Employment to a Force of Eight Men, All of Whom Are Practicable in the Various Departments. The Capacity of the Barns and Stables Are Extremely Large, Having Facilities of Accommodating Sixty Head of Stock, and a Number of Fine Vehicles of the Most Fashionable Style. They Make a Specialty of Boarding Horses and in This Department Every Effort is Put Forth to Give All Customers Proper Attention to Their Stock. Mr. Pou is a Businessman of Fine Ability, and Under His Able Management the Business Has Met with Increasing Success Each Year it Has Been in Existence. He is a Practicable Embalmer Himself, and in This Particular Line He is Undoubtedly the Best in the City. Courteous Treatment Is One of the Principal Features of the Establishment.

The funeral home Pou started is known today as Fisher-Pou.

Preceded by:
Thomas H. Johnson
Mayor of Pensacola
Succeeded by:
Frank Dent Sanders