J. A. Crane Dead J. A. Crane, Branch Manager of the Minneapolis, Minn., office of the Eureka hire Hose Division of United States Rubber Company, died on Friday, August 18, 1939 at the age of fifty. Mr. Crane, who entered the employ of the Eureka Company in 1915 is survived by a son, Irving Crane of Chicago. Robert G. Browning was appointed Branch Manager to fill the vacancy caused by Mr. Crane’s death.