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Edward Augustus Kracke

educator , historian

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.

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