Philip Miller CRANE, Congress, IL (1930)


CRANE, Philip Miller, (brother of Rep. Daniel Bever Crane), a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 3, 1930; attended DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind., University of Michigan, and the University of Vienna; B.A., Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Mich., 1952; M.A., Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., 1961; Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., 1963; United States Army, 1954-1956; faculty, Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., and Bradley University, Peoria, Ill.; staff, Republican National Party, 1962; director of research for the Illinois Goldwater Organization, 1964; director of schools, Westminster Academy, Northbrook, Ill., 1967-1968; staff for Richard Nixon, 1964-1968; director, Intercollegiate Studies Institute since 1968; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-first Congress by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Donald Rumsfeld; reelected to the seventeen succeeding Congresses (November 25, 1969- January 3, 2005); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Ninth Congress in 2004; appointed by President Reagan in1986 to serve on the Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present