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Arthur Crane

Arthur G. Crane, was born in Davenport Center, New York on September 1, 1877. He earned a BS degree from Carleton College and a MA degree from Columbia Teacher's College and finally a PHD Columbia University in 1920. Crane served in many positions and was the president of the University of Wyoming from 1922-1941. Elected Secretary of State in 1946, Crane became acting Governor in 1949 at the age of 72. After his term as Governor he wrote many articles on education and was active in many education organizations. Arthur G. Crane died August 11, 1955 in Cheyenne.

Term as Governor: Monday, January 03, 1949 - Monday, January 01, 1951