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Frank Bane
Second Lieutenant, United States Army
Public Official
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Highlights of Frank Bane's Career:

Born: Smithfield, Virginia, son of Charles Lee and Carrie Howard (Buckner) Bane, April 7 1893;
A.B., Randolph-Macon College,1914;
Student at Columbia University, 1914-15;
Cadet-Pilot, Aviation Corps, U.S. Army, World War I, 1917-1918;
Married Lillian Greyson Hoofnagle, August 14, 1918, Children: Mary Clark, Frank;
High School Principal, Nansemond County, Virginia, 1914;
Superintendent of Schools, 1916-17;
Secretary Virginia State Board of Charities and Corrections, 1920-23;
Director of Public Welfare, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1923-26;
Associate Professor of sociology, University of Virginia, 1926-28;
Commissioner of Public Welfare, Virginia, 1926-32;
Member of the President's Emergency Employment Commission, 1930-31;
Director of the American Public Welfare Association, 1932-35 ;
Lecturer in public welfare administration, University of Chicago, 1932-;
General Consultant to the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, 1933;
Consultant on Public Welfare Administration, Rational Institute of Public Administration, 1930;
Consultant, Brookings Institute, 1931-35;
Executive Director of Federal Social Security Board, 1935-1938;
Director of the Division of State and Local Cooperation, Advisory Commission of the Council of National Defense, 1940-41;
Member of Civilian Protection Board, Office of Civilian Defense,1941;
Director of Field Operations, Office of Price Administration, 1941-42;
Homes Utilization Division, National Housing Authority, 1942;
Secretary-Treasurer, Governors' Conference, 1938-1958;
Executive Director, Council of State Governments, 1938-1958;
Chairman, Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1959-1966;
Regent's Professor, University of California, 1964;
Lecturer, Seminar of American Studies, Salzburg, Austria, 1966;
Lecturer, various universities, 1966-1976;
Guest Speaker and Lecturer, various Washington-area universities, 1977-1982
Died: January 23, 1983, in Alexandria,Virginia at age 89. Buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

BANE, BALDWIN BUCKNER
United States Army
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 08/15/1917 - 08/06/1919
DATE OF BIRTH: 08/02/1891
DATE OF DEATH: 05/23/1962
DATE OF INTERMENT: 05/28/1962
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 1479-E-1
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Note:  Born In Virginia, the son of Charles L. & Caroline Howard Buckner Bane
Research continues as to the connection between Baldwin and Frank.

BANE, FRANK
United States Army
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 12/13/1917 - 11/24/1918
DATE OF BIRTH: 04/07/1893
DATE OF DEATH: 01/23/1983
DATE OF INTERMENT: 01/28/1983
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 1479-E-1
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY



Frank Bane PHOTO
Courtesy of the National Archives


Frank Bane PORTRAIT
Frank Bane, from an oil portrait commissioned by Clark. There were four paintings made by artist John Husband, based on a photograph of Frank Bane. This particular portrait was painted in 1983. Donated to SSA History Archives by Clark Bane Hutchinson.


Posted: 17 November 2001 Updated: 26 September 2004 Updated: 23 April 2006