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Winthrop Murray Crane
Birth: Apr. 23, 1853
Dalton
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1920
Dalton
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA

U.S. Senator, Massachusetts Governor. Born in Dalton, Massachusetts, he attended Wilbraham Academy and was owner of the Crane and Company paper manufacture. A popular Massachusetts figure, he served several times on the Republican National Committee and was 37th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, (1897-1900). Securing the Republican gubernatorial nomination, he was elected the 40th Governor of Massachusetts and served (1900-03). After completing his term, he stayed politically active, serving as a Republican member of the U.S. Senate, (1904-13). Declining to be a candidate for reelection, he resumed his previous business interest until his death at age 67 in Dalton, Massachusetts. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Zenas Marshall Crane (1815 - 1887)
  Louise Frances Laflin Crane (1830 - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  Josephine Porter Boardman Crane (1873 - 1972)*
 
 Children:
  Louise Crane (1913 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Zenas Crane (1840 - 1917)**
  Kate Crane Plunkett (1846 - 1918)**
  Caroline Crane Bates (1851 - 1922)*
  Winthrop Murray Crane (1853 - 1920)
  Clara Loomis Crane (1856 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Main Street Cemetery
Dalton
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Record added: Sep 15, 2003
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