- National Academies (1904)
- American Association for the Advancement of Science
A native of Vienna, Scott County, Indiana, Frank Marion Andrews was the son of Dr. and Mrs. David Benjamin Andrews and was born on July 27, 1870. Andrews earned his B.A. from Indiana University in 1894 and his thesis was titled The Development of the Embryo-sac of Jefferson Diphylla. He received his M.A. in 1895 and his Ph.D. in 1902 both from the University of Leipzig. He taught for 46 years at IU, as a laboratory assistant, instructor, assistant professor, associate professor and professor of botany and plant physiology from 1894 to 1940. He was president of Sigma Xi honorary scientific society in 1916 and president of the Indiana Academy of Science in 1921-1922. He was a life member of the Charles Reid Barnes Society in plant physiology, life member of the Botanical Society of Lyon, Belgium, and a patron of the Society of Plant Physiologists. He was an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1903. He published more than 100 papers in English and German on plant chemistry, physiological botany, protoplasm, plant movements and centrifugal force. He also collected antiques and rare botanical books. He studied at Munich, the University of Berlin, the University of Jena and the Sorbonne. In 1908, he was in Italy at the Smithsonian Table, Naples zoological station. Andrews died November 26, 1940.