Frank P. Wilson was a partner at the firm after serving as a Deputy Police Commissioner of New York City, and litigating customs cases at the Department of Justice. Wilson was born in Maine and graduated from the Law Colled of the University of Maine in 1902. For a period in the 1920s and 1930s the firm was known as Barnes, Wilson & McKenna.
In addition to an interesting and varied career, Wilson was also married to an interesting woman, the artist, Lucy Currier Richards (American, fl. 1906-1933). She was well-known for her delicate bronze sculptures of female figures.
(Mrs. F. P. Wilson) was a pupil of Boston Museum School, Kops in Dresden, Eustritz in Berlin and Julian Academy in Paris. She was also a member of Copley S.; Boston GA: N.A. Women PS; MacD. C. (ppg. 663, American Art Annual, Who's Who in Art, Volume 20)