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Francis Molther

Full name: Francis Molther
Gender: Male
Born: October 15, 1893 in Syracuse, New York, United States
Died: October 25, 1956 in Panamá, Panamá, Panama
Country: USA United States
Sport: Art Competitions


American Francis Molther studied architecture and civil engineering at Cornell University from 1913-16. After receiving a scholarship he travelled extensively in Central America and South America. In 1919 he began working for various companies and public institutions in the USA but especially in Honduras, Panama, Chile and Columbia. He started his own company in the 1930s, designing mainly industrial, infrastructure, military and public buildings. In the 1936 Arts Competition Molther submitted his plans for the Municipal Stadium, which was completed in 1939. He worked in Ancon, Panama for 27 years serving in the Engineering Division of the Panama Canal as architect designer and structural engineer. In 1953 Molther was transferred to the Plant Inventory and Appraisal Staff. He retired in 1955 but stayed in Las Cumbres near Panama City. His son also became an architect and worked in Panama.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 42 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Architecture, Architectural Designs United States USA AC

Mixed Architecture, Architectural Designs

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 42 Berlin Art Competitions United States Final Standings AC Municipal Stadium in Barranquilla, Columbia
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