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Francis Joseph Cranston

Francis Joseph Cranston, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1956, United States District Court Massachusetts 1959, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1965.

Background

  • Cranston, Francis Joseph was born on February 22, 1929 in Barre, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Joseph Patrick and Imelda E. (McEvoy) Cranston.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, College of Holy Cross, 1950. Juris Doctor, Boston College, Newton, Massachusetts, 1956.

    Career

    • President Cranston & Cranston, Professional Corporation, Barre, since 1956. Trustee Barre Savings Bank.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts 1956, United States District Court Massachusetts 1959, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1965.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member finance committee Town of Barre, 1977-1979, moderator, since 1979. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1950-1953, Korea. Member American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, Worcester County Bar Association (executive committee 1972-1973, 83), Western Worcester County Bar Association (president 1975, 82).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, bridge.

    Connections

    • Married June Katherine Mucha, July 24, 1954. Children: Mark J., James F., Francis Joseph Junior, Kathryn A., Paul married.
    • father: Joseph Patrick Cranston
    • mother: Imelda E. (McEvoy) Cranston
    • spouse: June Katherine Mucha
    • children: Mark J. Cranston
    • James F. Cranston
    • Francis Joseph Junior Cranston
    • Kathryn A. Cranston
    • Paul married Cranston
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    Born February 22, 1929
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