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Ralph Thompson Crane

Ralph Thompson Crane, American banker. Served in Spanish-American War. President Investment Bankers Association of America, 1935.

Background

  • Crane, Ralph Thompson was born on May 22, 1878 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Son of James B. and Elizabeth (Thompson) Crane.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, Montclair.

    Career

    • Then vice president; partner Ludwig & Crane, 1914-1918. With Federal Reserve Bank, New York, 1918-1921. Partner Brown Brothers & Company, 1921-1931, Brown Brothers Harriman & Company, 1931-1934.

      Vice president Brown Harriman & Company, Inc., since 1934. Director various corporations.

    Membership

    Served in Spanish-American War. President Investment Bankers Association of America, 1935.

    Connections

    • Married Lois A. Johnson, September 10, 1902. Children: James B. and Ralph T. Began as clerk, Montclair Savings Bank, 1896, becoming treasurer.
    • father: James B. Crane
    • mother: Elizabeth (Thompson) Crane
    • spouse: Lois A. Johnson
    • children: James B. and Ralph T. Began as clerk Crane
    • Montclair Savings Bank Crane
    • 1896 Crane
    • becoming treas Crane
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    Died March 5, 1938
    (aged 59)
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