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Winthrop Murray Crane

Winthrop Murray Crane, American senator. Member Crane & Company, paper manufacturers, also manufacturing paper used for currency. Lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, 1897-1899, governor, 1900-1902; Member Republican National Committee, 1892-1900 and from 1904.

Background

  • Crane, Winthrop Murray was born on April 23, 1853 in Dalton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Zenas Marshall and Louise (Laflin) Crane.

  • Education

    • Educated public schools and Williston Seminary. (A.M., Williams, 1897. Doctor of Laws, Harvard, 1903).

    Career

    • Member Crane & Company, paper manufacturers, also manufacturing paper used for currency. Lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, 1897-1899, governor, 1900-1902. Appointed, October 12, 1904. and elected January 1905.

      United States senator, to fill vacancy for unexpired term (1904-1907) of George F. Hoar, deceased. Reëlected for term 1907-1913.

    Membership

    Member Crane & Company, paper manufacturers, also manufacturing paper used for currency. Lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, 1897-1899, governor, 1900-1902. Member Republican National Committee, 1892-1900 and from 1904.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Benner, 1880 (died 1884). Married second, Josephine Porter, 1906.
    • father: Zenas Marshall Crane
    • mother: Louise (Laflin) Crane
    • spouses: Mary Benner
    • Josephine Porter
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    Died October 2, 1920
    (aged 67)
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