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Phil Crane

Phil CraneAKA Philip Miller Crane

Born: 3-Nov-1930
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 8-Nov-2014
Location of death: Jefferson, MD
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Illinois, 1969-2005

Military service: US Army (1954-56)

Took over the seat vacated by Congressman Donald Rumsfeld.

Lost to Melissa Bean while running for a nineteenth term in the House.

Father: George Crane
Mother: Cora
Brother: Daniel Crane
Wife: Arlene Catherine Johnson (m. 14-Feb-1959, until her death)
Daughter: Catherine Anne
Daughter: Susanna Marie
Daughter: Jennifer Elizabeth
Daughter: Rebekah Caroline
Son: George Washington V
Daughter: Rachel Ellen (d. non-Hodgkin's lymphoma)
Daughter: Sarah Emma
Daughter: Carrie Esther

    University: DePauw University
    University: University of Michigan
    University: University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    University: BA, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI (1952)
    University: MA, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (1961)
    University: PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (1963)
    Administrator: Headmaster, Westminster Academy, Northbrook, IL (1967-68)
    Administrator: Trustee, Ashland University
    Administrator: Trustee, Hillsdale College

    US Congressman, Illinois 8th (1993-2005)
    US Congressman, Illinois 12th (1973-93)
    US Congressman, Illinois 13th (1969-73)
    American Conservative Union Chairman (1977-79)
    American Legislative Exchange Council
    American Historical Association
    Fund for American Studies Board of Trustees
    The Heritage Foundation
    Intercollegiate Studies Institute Board of Directors
    International Platform Association
    National Student Leadership Conference Honorary Board of Advisors
    Organization of American Historians
    Philadelphia Society
    Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity
    University Professors for Academic Order
    US Capitol Historical Society
    Western Goals Foundation
    Young Americans for Freedom Advisory Board
    unknown detox facility (Mar-2000)
    Secret Service Codename Swordfish
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Lung Cancer

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Author of books:
The Democrats' Dilemma (1964, nonfiction)
Surrender in Panama: The Case Against the Treaty (1978, nonfiction)
The Sum of Good Government (1976, nonfiction)

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