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Joshua P. Cranke

J.P. Cranke
Full Name: Joshua P. Cranke
Birth date: June 30, 1867
Death date: August 22, 1934

Terms of Service

  • House, 32nd Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913
  • House, 29th (1) Legislature
    1/10/1905 - 1/8/1907
(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


Other Resources

  • Joshua P. Cranke, birth date 6/30/1867 in Virginia, death date 8/22/1934 in Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia. FamilySearch . Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987
  • Joshua P. Cranke, Tex., 14534-A, burial in 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) .
  • 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 . 29th 32nd
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