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California Polytechnic and Junior College , Presi dent

Benjamin Ray CRANDALL, American Presi dent, California Polytechnic and Junior College. Member of California Teachers Association; Masons; National Education Association.


CRANDALL, Benjamin Ray was born on December 31, 1875 in Andover, New York, United States. Son of Sherman G. and Leonora G. (Wood) Crandall.


Andover Academy; Alfred University, Bachelor of Science, D.Ped. University of Wyoming, B. Ped. University of Denver, Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy.

University of California, Cornell University.


Bridgeton, New Jersey President, State Teachers Association, Idaho Falls, Idaho, 1907-1915. City Superintendent, San Bernardino, California, 1919-1921. Supervisor, Agriculture Education, lecturer in Education, University of California, 1921-1924.

President, California Polytechnic and Junior College, San Luis Obispo, since 1924.


Member of California Teachers Association. Masons; National Education Association.


Spouse Matilda Fogg, 1900.