Donn Philip Crane (1878-1944)

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Donn Philip Crane

Born: 1 Sep 1878 Springfield, Missouri
Died: 22 Apr 1944 Chicago, Illinois
Father: Day Otis Crane
Mother: Georgianna B. Morhisen
Siblings: Donn Philip Crane
Bessie M. Crane
Spouse: Alice Florence Jones
Married: 11 Oct 1911 Chicago, Illinois
Children: Betty Crane
Donn Philip Crane

Donn Philip Crane was born September 1, 1878 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri.

His parents are Day Otis Crane and Georgianna B. Morhisen. He had one sister, Bessie M. Crane.

Donn married Alice Florence Jones October 11, 1911 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

They had Betty Crane and Donn Philip Crane.

Donn was one of the first American Fantasy Artists. He illustrated children's books.

More of his Art.

Donn died April 22, 1944 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. He is buried at Oak Woods Cemetery.

More biographical information and photo borrowed from Babylon Baroque and here.

[edit] Sources

  • Family Records of Dorothy Andrus Crane
  • 1880 Federal Census, Washington, Washington D.C
O’Brien, E. A.
Crane, Day O.
, Donn P., other, single, male, white, 1, MO, OH, IA
  • 1900 Federal Census, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, 6 June 1900:
Crane, Day O.
, Donn P., son, white, male, b. Sep 1878, 21, single, MO, OH, IA, Salesman (Dry Goods)
  • Marriage: Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920
Groom: Donn P. Crane
Groom's Age: 33
Groom's Estimated Birth Year: 1878
Bride: Alice F. Jones
Bride's Age: 26
Bride's Estimated Birth Year: 1885
Marriage Type: Marriage
Marriage Date: 11 Oct 1911
Marriage Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Film Number: 1030509
Digital Film Number: 4271256
Image Number: 1337
Reference Number: 577930
  • Death: Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947
Name: Donn Philip Crane
Death Date: 22 Apr 1944
Death Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Gender: Male
Age: 65
Estimated Birth Year: 1879
Birth Date: 01 Sep 1878
Birthplace: Springfield, Missouri
Father: Day Otis Crane
Father's Birth Place: Ohio
Mother: Georgia Morheiser
Mother's Birth Place: Dubuque, Iowa
Occupation: Artist Illustration
Residence: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Spouse: Alice Florence
Burial Date: 25 Apr 1944
Burial Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Cemetery: Oak Woods
Digital Folder Number: 4206169
Image Number: 2482
Film Number: 1983246
Volume/Page/Certificate Number: rn 12361
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