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Burton Crane

Born: Jan 23, 1901

Death: Jan 1, 1963

Nationality: United States

Burton Crane

Date of Birth : Jan 23, 1901
Date of Death : Jan 1, 1963

Burton Crane was a New York Times correspondent on economics during the Occupation Period of Japan who also gained popularity as a singer in the same country, and was referred to as Japan's Bing Crosby. He was a financial writer for the New York Times from 1937 - 1963. Aside from finance and writing as a foreign correspondent, Crane was a playwright and an instructor in economics. He was born in Buffalo, New York. The son of a Presbyterian minister, he graduated from Princeton University in 1922.

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