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John Cranston

Physcian , colonial governor

John Cranston, British physcian, colonial governor.

Background

Cranston, John was born in 1625 in England. Son of Review James Cranston.

Career

General Rhode Island, 1654-1656. General Assembly from Newport, 1655-1666. Major Massachusetts Militia during King Phillip’s War, 1676.

Connections

Married Mary Clarke, June 3, 1658, 1 son, Samuel.

father:
Review James Cranston. Cranston

spouse:
Mary Clarke