Owner of Andrews and Coykendall Ham Company, an old dried fruit packer, and general manager for Sunsweet / California Prune and Apricot Growers. Son of Jonathan B. Coykendall. Brother of Horatio G. Coykendall.
Frank Coykendall filed for divorce from wife Alice in 1897 according to February 9, 1897 Sacramento Union - she went back to Chicago.
Frank was known for his "excitable nature" according to Leonard McKay in San Jose Inside and posted "no looting" signs after earthquake.