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M.M. Crane M.M. Crane
Full Name: Martin McNulty Crane
Date of birth: November 17, 1853
Date of death: August 3, 1943

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 21 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1) (2)   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson   Ellis, Hill, Johnson
H 36 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson   Johnson
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1892 due to redistricting. Act approved Apr. 19, 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 20, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 22nd Legislature - 1/13/1891, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call: "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following senators had the oath of office administered them by the president pro tem of the senate." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • CRANE, MARTIN MCNULTY (1855-1943). Birth date 11/17/1855. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Memorial and Biographical History of Johnson and Hill Counties, Texas, Illustrated. Birth date 11/17/1853. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 16. Birth date 11/17/1853. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • 18th Lieutenant Governor: Martin McNulty Crane. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Biographical sketch. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • Died 8/3/1943, Dallas News, 8/4/1893, p. 1, sec. 2. Card File.
  • Martin McNulty Crane, birth date 11/17/1953, death date 8/3/1943, interment in Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921-1928, 1984.
  • Portrait, Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921-1928, 1984.
  • Portrait. Texas Jurists, 1836 - 1936, 1936.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Martin Crane, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Photograph. M.M. Crane, Speakers of the Texas House of Representatives
  • Photograph. M.M. Crane, Texas Jurists Collection
  • Photograph. M.M. Crane, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. M.M. Crane, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Apportionment and Representation  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendment to Judiciary Article  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Education  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    International and Great Northern Railroad, Investigate the Receivership  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Lands  
    Roads and Bridges  
    Texas World's Fair Exhibition  
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    Internal Improvement  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    School Land Surveys  
     

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