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Edward Augustus Kracke

Edward Augustus Kracke, American educator, historian. Member Far Eastern Association (past director, editor monograph series), Comparative Studies in Society and History (past vice president,; Club: Chicago Literary.

Background

  • Kracke, Edward Augustus was born on January 22, 1908 in New York City. Son of Edward Augustus and Leonora (Share) Kracke.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1932, A.M., 1935, Doctor of Philosophy., 1941. Postgraduate U. Paris, 1935-1936.

    Career

    • With Office of Strategic Services, 1942-1945, Department State, 1945-1946. Visiting assistant professor Chinese, University of Chicago, 1946-1947, assistant professor, 1947-1953, associate professor Chinese literature and instns., 1953-1960, professor, 1960-1973, professor emeritus, 1973-1976, Chairman of Commission on Far Eastern civilizations, 1957-1963, director Far Eastern Language and Area Center, 1959-1963, 69-71, member of council of Senate, 1959-1962, Chairman of Commission on Far Eastern studies, 1970-1971, chairman Far Eastern Program in College, 1970-1971. Member visiting committee for East Asian studies Harvard, 1960-1966.

      Member advising committee on Chinese and Japanese studies Evanston Township High School, 1963-1966. Adviser East Asian Studies Program, U. Miami, 1966, Michigan State University, 1967.

    Works

    • Author: Civil Service in Early Sung China, 960-1067, review edit., 1968. Contributor Encyclopedia British, 1962, 65, 71. Contributor articles professional jour.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Member Far Eastern Association (past director, editor monograph series), Comparative Studies in Society and History (past vice president. Club: Chicago Literary.

    Connections

    • Married Joan Hocking, June 8, 1935. Children: Waud Hocking, Ernesta Henrietta.
    • father: Edward Augustus Kracke
    • mother: Leonora (Share) Kracke
    • spouse: Joan Hocking
    • children: Waud Hocking Kracke
    • Ernesta Henrietta Kracke
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    Born January 22, 1908
    Died July 8, 1976
    (aged 68)
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