Crane, Silas Axtelle, Dd
Crane, Silas Axtelle, D.D.
an Episcopal minister, was born at Berkeley, Massachusetts, October 21, 1799. He graduated from Brown University in 1823, taught one year, and was then tutor of mathematics in the university (1824-1828). He studied theology under Reverend Dr. N.B. Crocker, of Providence, R.I.; was ordained deacon in 1832; was rector of St. Stephen's Church in Middlebury, Vermont (1833-1837), and then removed to St. Louis, Missouri, to take the presidency of Kemper College. After two years he became rector of St. Luke's Church, in East Greenwich, where he died, July 16, 1872. (J.C.S.)