Social Security Pioneers

Bane in 1920s

Frank Bane during his tenure of Commissioner of Public Welfare of Virginia, late 1920s.

Bane in 1926

The city of Knoxville, Tenn. public officials in 1926. Left to right: City Manager, Louis Brownlow; Major John O. Walker, Director of Public Safety; John C. Borden, Director of Finance; Alexander Harris, Director of Public Service; Frank Bane, Director of Public Welfare; William H. Peters, Director of Law.