|Died||July 3, 1965(aged 85)|
|Occupation||President of Louisiana Rice Milling Company|
|College football career|
Frank Area Godchaux Sr. (November 29, 1879 – July 3, 1965) was a president of the Louisiana Rice Milling Company, a $10,000,000 corporation. He was a letterman and quarterback for the Vanderbilt Commodores on the 1899 team, transferring from LSU in 1897. He and his son Frank Godchaux Jr were the first father-son Vandy lettermen. Godchaux Sr. was the only child of pioneering merchant Gustave Godchaux, whose parents came from France to Louisiana.