Harold "Hart" Crane

Male21 July 1899–27 April 1932

Brief Life History of Harold "Hart"

When Harold "Hart" Crane was born on 21 July 1899, in Garrettsville, Portage, Ohio, United States, his father, Clarence Arthur Crane, was 24 and his mother, Grace Edna Hart, was 23. He lived in Garrettsville, Garrettsville Village, Portage, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 27 April 1932, at the age of 32, and was buried in At Sea.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Arthur Crane
1875–1931
Grace Edna Hart
1876–1947
Harold "Hart" Crane
1899–1932

Sources (7)

  • Harold H Crane in household of Clarence A Crane, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harold H. Crane, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Harold Hart Crane, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (1)

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 10

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: nickname, most likely for a tall, thin man with long legs, from Middle English cran ‘crane’ (the bird), Old English cran, cron. The term included the heron until the introduction of a separate word for the latter in the 14th century.

Manx: see Craine .

Dutch: variant of Krane ‘crane’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Poets and Poems: Hart Crane "The Bridge" and Me

Hart Crane (1899-1932) was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of a well-to-do chocolate manufacturer who expected his son to follow his footsteps into the family business. That didn’t happen; Crane had …

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