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William Grace Crane

William Grace Crane, American lawyer. Bar: New York. Served with United States Army, 1955.


  • Crane, William Grace was born on March 25, 1932 in New York City. Son of Thomas Francis and Rose (Illions) Crane.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Manhattan College, 1953. Juris Doctor, St. John's University, Brooklyn, 1958.


    • Law clerk Court of Appeals New York, Albany, 1958-1960. Associate Gilbert & Segall, New York City, 1960-1961. Law assistant 2d department Appellate Division, Brooklyn, 1961-1964.

      Law clerk New York Supreme Court, White Plains, 1964-1969. Partner Rosen, Crane & Wolfson, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1969-1986, Crane Wolfson & Roberts, Poughkeepsie, 1986-1991. Principal court attorney Surrogate's Court Dutchess county, 1993-1998.

      Sole practitioner, since 1991. Law clerk Family Court Dutchess County, Poughkeepsie, 1973—1993.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Served with United States Army, 1955.


    • Married Catherine A. Polsenski, August 21, 1958. Children: William Junior, Matthew, Genevieve, Bridget, James.
    • father: Thomas Francis Crane
    • mother: Rose (Illions) Crane
    • spouse: Catherine A. Polsenski
    • children: William Junior Crane
    • Matthew Crane
    • Genevieve Crane
    • Bridget Crane
    • James Crane
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    Born March 25, 1932