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 Samuel Cranston

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Samuel Cranston Famous memorial

Birth
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 26 Apr 1727 (aged 67)
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID 7203516 View Source

Colonial Royal Governor. He was Royal Governor of Rhode Island Colony for 30 years, from 1698 to 1727, the longest term as Governor in Rhode Island's history. It is in his honor the city of Cranston, Rhode Island was named.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Kristen Conrad
  • Added: 22 Feb 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7203516
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7203516/samuel-cranston : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Cranston (7 Aug 1659–26 Apr 1727), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7203516, citing Common Burying Ground, Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .