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Winthrop Murray Crane

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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