Charles Richard Crane

Charles Richard Crane

Birth
Death 14 Feb 1939 (aged 80)
Burial Woods Hole, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 54219222 · View Source
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Born in Chicago, Cook Co., Ill., August 7, 1858 to Richard Teller Crane and Mary (Prentiss) Crane. He married in 1881 Cornelia W. Smith and had a son Richard Crane. He was president of Crane Company, a valves and pipe fittings manufacturer; director of National Bank of the Republic, in Chicago; appointed by Taft as U.S. Minister to China, 1920-21; a major benefactor of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass.; and a member of the American Economic Association. Also endowed the Friendship Fund in Boston and the Institute of Current World Affairs in Hanover, N.H., an organization that provides overseas fellowships.
His daughter Mary Josephine (Crane) Bradley (1886-1952) lived in Frank Lloyd Wright's "Airplane House" in Woods Hole with her Wisconsin academic husband, and was deaf.



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  • Created by: NobleGenealogist
  • Added: 28 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54219222
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Richard Crane (7 Aug 1858–14 Feb 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54219222, citing Woods Hole Village Cemetery, Woods Hole, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by NobleGenealogist (contributor 47184248) .