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Lane, Francis Ransom, 1858-1937



  • Existence: 1858 - 1937


Francis Ransom Lane was born on December 23, 1858 in Manchester, New Hampshire. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1881 after which he became a teacher and headmaster, including tenures at the Polytechnic Preparatory School in Brooklyn and the Jacob Tome Institute in Port Deposit, Maryland. In 1918, he went overseas with the YMCA group of educators, entering upon educational work in the army before becoming field director of the American National Red Cross. In 1925, Lane became the financial secretary of the Bowling Green Neighborhood Association in New York City and in 1927, joined the New York Life Insurance Company as their librarian. He died in 1937.

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Francis Ransom Lane journal

Identifier: 003327
Codex 003327
Date(s): 1878-09 to 1883-01-07

Journal of Francis Ransom Lane (1858-1937) covering his sophomore-senior year as a student at Dartmouth College, includes Class of 1881 class report for 1916, a birographical description, a sketch and a photograph are laid in.

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