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J.P. Cranke Joshua P. Cranke
Full Name: Joshua P. Cranke
Date of birth: June 30, 1867
Date of death: August 22, 1934

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 96 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb
H 96 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th (1)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb
(1) "Capt. J.P. Cranke, editor of the Laredo Times and commander of the crack military company of Laredo, is said to be a candidate for the democratic nomination for legislative representative from that district," 3/5/1904, p. 2. Brownsville Herald.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • Grave marker, Joshua P. Cranke, Tex., 14534-A, Arlington National Cemetery. Find a Grave.
  • United States Service, First Texas Volunteer Cavalry, Troop M, 1898, Spanish-American War. State Service, Texas National Guard, Captain, Company I, First Infantry and Second Infantry. Military record and transfer to retirement list, General Orders No. 7, Austin, 2/5/1914, Biennial Report of the Adjutant-General of Texas: From January 1, 1913, to December 31, 1914, p. 141. Google Books.
  • Texas National Guard, Captain of Infantry. "Texas Officers Are Ready: Adjutant General Hutchings Hears from Many Who Wish to Attend School," San Antonio Express, 3/11/1911, p. 2, crediting the Abilene Library Consortium. Joshua P. Cranke, Laredo. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • Joshua P. Cranke, birth date 8/30/1867 in Lee County, Virginia; death date 8/22/1934 in Fairfax City, Virginia, interment in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, "Former Editor Dead," 8/31/1934, p. 2. "Capt. Joshua P. Cranke, about 60, former editor of the Laredo Times about 25 years ago, member of the Texas legislature about 22 years ago and captain of the old Milmo Rifles of this city." Death date 8/22/1934 in Falls Church, Virginia. San Antonio Express.
  • 29th Legislature (1905) - J.P. Cranke, postoffice Laredo, nativity Tennessee, age 36 (born circa 1869), editor, Democrat.
    32nd Legislature (1911) - J.P. Cranke, postoffice Laredo, nativity Tennessee, age 43 (born circa 1868), writer, member of former legislatures: 29th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.P. Cranke, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.P. Cranke, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 29th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Counties  
    Irrigation  
    Military Affairs  
    Mines and Mining  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Counties  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Irrigation  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Public Printing  
     

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