Wesley Frank Craven, American educator. Decorated Legion of Merit. Served from major lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, American Advertising Federation, 1943-1946.; Member American History Association, Colonial Society Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Virginia history societies, American Antiquarian Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Phi.
- Instructor history New York University, 1928-1930, assistant professor, 1930-1937, associate professor, 1937-1940. professor, 1940-1950. Edwards professor American history Princeton, 1950-1964, George Henry Davis ’86 professor American history, 1964-1973, emeritus, 1973-1981.
Author: Dissolution of the Virginia Company, 1932. Introduction to History of Bermuda, 1938. The Southern Colonies in the Seventeenth Century, 1949.
The Legend of the Founding Fathers, 1956. New Jersey and the English Colonization of North America, 1964. Co-editor: The Army Air Forces in World World War II, vols.
Born March 19, 1905