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W. Murray Crane

W. Murray CraneAKA Winthrop Murray Crane

Born: 23-Apr-1853
Birthplace: Dalton, MA
Died: 2-Oct-1920
Location of death: Dalton, MA
Cause of death: unspecified [1]
Remains: Buried, Dalton Cemetery, Dalton, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor and Senator from Massachusetts

[1] According to secretary, "sleeping sickness, inflammation of the brain."

Father: Zenas Marshall Crane (owner, Crane & Co., d. 1887)
Mother: Louise Fanny Laflin
Sister: Clara L. Crane
Sister: Harry O. Bates
Wife: Mary Benner (m. 1880, d. 1884 during childbirth, one son)
Son: Murray Crane II (b. 1884)
Wife: Josephine Porter Boardman (m. 1906, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Stephen Crane
Son: Bruce Crane
Daughter: Louise Crane (poet)

    High School: Wilbraham Academy, Wilbraham, MA
    University: Williston Seminary, Easthampton, MA

    US Senator, Massachusetts (appointed, 12-Oct-1904 to 3-Mar-1913)
    Governor of Massachusetts (1900-02)
    Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts (1897-99)
    Republican National Committee 1892

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