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Daniel Bever Crane

dentist , representative

Daniel Bever Crane, dentist, former United States Representative from Illinois. Named one of The Outstanding Young Men of America, 1970. Chairman 22d district for Reagan, Illinois, 1976. Member Association American Dentist (president 1976, director humanitarian studies 1978), American Legion (life).

Background

Crane, Daniel Bever was born on January 10, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of George Washington III and Cora Ellen (Miller) Crane.

Education

AB, Hillsdale College, 1958. Doctor of Dental Surgery, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1963. Graduate work, University Michigan, 1964—1965.

Doctor of Science (honorary), Georgetown University, 1982.

Career

President Dental Staff St. Elizabeth Hospital. Director Crane Clinic, Hillsboro, Indiana, 1963-1967. Member United States Congress from 22nd Illinois District, 1979—1983, United States Congress from 19th Illinois District, 1983—1985.

Dentistry practice Danville, Illinois, since 1984. Consultant research Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1961-1967, in dentistry Indiana State Board Health, Indpl., 1963-1967. Served to captain United States Army, 1967-1970.

Religion

Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.

Politics

The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.

Views

All Christians can seek to create a way of life deliberately designed to overcome evil with good and to promote justice for all.

Membership

Chairman 22d district for Reagan, Illinois, 1976. Member Association American Dentist (president 1976, director humanitarian studies 1978), American Legion (life).

Connections

Married Judy Ann Van Brunt, June 13, 1970. Children: Bo, Joshua, Kimberly, Beth, Emily, Heidi.

father:
George Washington III Crane

mother:
Cora Ellen (Miller) Crane

spouse:
Judy Ann Van Brunt

children:
Bo Crane

Joshua Crane

Kimberly Crane

Beth Crane

Emily Crane

Heidi Crane