Frank Bane – Second Lieutenant, United States Army Public Official

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

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fbaneFrank 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.

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