Crow, (Herbert) Carl(1883–1945) author; born in Highland, Mo. A journalist who founded a newspaper at age 19, he worked after 1911 for newspapers in Shanghai and Tokyo and owned a Shanghai advertising agency (1919–37). His popular books about Far Eastern travel, customs, and markets include an early guidebook to China (1912).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.