Charles V. Crane, M.D.

Page 201-202 - Charles V. Crane, M. D., a representative physician and internist, who is held in high regard in his professional character and universal esteem personally. His service is not only in the general practice of his profession but he has particularly specialized in internal medicine during his six-year period of practice in Grand Rapids. Dr. Crane was born in Ionia County, Michigan, in 1881. After completing his preliminary common school education he graduated from the University of Michigan in 1904. He was engaged in the practice at Bay City when he enlisted in the Medical Corps Service and attained the rank of major in his World war service from 1917 to 1920. He located in Grand Rapids in 1919, where he has not only maintained his professional duties, but has broadened himself by keeping in contact with the advances of his profession through the Kent County, Michigan State and American Medical Associations. He serves upon the staff of Butterworth Hospital and Blodgett Memorial Hospital and is a lieutenant-colonel in the Medical Reserve. He is a member of the Phi Beta Pi Fraternity, Cascade Country Club and is active in the affairs of the Trinity Methodist Community church and York Blue Lodge Masonic Order and Chapter, Consistory and Shrine. Dr. Crane was married to Katharine Johnston at Portsmouth, Ohio, in 1906, and they have two children, Katharine C. Crane, age 12, and Charles W. Crane, age 17.

Transcriber: Nancy Myers
Created: 26 March 2003