Charles Richard Crane Edit Profile
Educated public schools, Chicago. Doctor of Laws, Harvard, 1922, University of Wisconsin, 1922, College of William and Mary, 1924.
Entered the Crane Company, Chicago, manufacturers of valves, fittings, etc., and after serving in various capacities became 1st vice president, 1894, president, January 1912-1914. V.chmn. finance committee, Wilson campaign, 1812, member President’s Special Diplomatic Commission to Russia. 1917; American commissioner on mandates in Turkey, 1919.
American minister to China, May 1920-June 1921. Honorary adviser National Government of China. President Municipal Voters’ League, Chicago.
Home: New York, New York.
Member President’s Spl.
Married Cornelia W. Smith, 1881. Children: Richard, Frances, Josephine (Mistress H. C. Bradley), John.