Education: Turkish Enlightenment

Charles Richard Crane once manufactured valves and plumbing fixtures in Chicago. He felt an interest in foreign lands, however, and campaigned for Mr. Taft in 1908. When Mr. Taft was elected, he was appointed Minister to Japan. He never got there. Secretary Knox accused him of " indiscretions " in interviews with the press, and Mr. Taft requested his resignation before he sailed. In 1912 Mr. Crane campaigned vigorously for Woodrow Wilson. After that he served on the Root mission to Russia, and on missions to the Near East. In 1920 he was...

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