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Cranston or Cranstoun is a Scottish Scottishsurname originating in a clan that lived around ScottishsurnameRoxburgh in the ScottishsurnameRoxburghScottish Borders . It is a minor clan but has its own ScottishsurnameRoxburghScottish Borderstartan and clan brooch. Notable people with the surname include: read more

Adam Comstock

Adam Comstock (Jan 18, 1740–Apr 10, 1819) was an officer in the American Revolution, and a politician from New York.Comstock was born on January 18, 1740 in Smithfield, Rhode Island. On April 10, 1763 he married Margaret MacGregor (Sep 8, 1745–Mar 3, 1807) in Cranston, Rhode Island. They had ten children.Adam Comstock enlisted in 1776 as a Major in Christopher Greene's Rhode Island Regiment and was later promoted to Lieutenant Colonel . At the Battle of Red Bank in New Jersey he assumed command... read more

Ross Cranston

Sir Ross Frederick Cranston (born 23 July 1948 in Brisbane, Australia), styled The Hon. Mr Justice Cranston, is a High Court judge, formerly an academic lawyer and Labour Party politician, in the Labour PartyUnited Kingdom .==Early life==He attended Labour PartyUnited KingdomWavell State High School in Brisbane, Queensland. He was later a student at the Labour PartyUnited KingdomWavell State High SchoolUniversity of Queensland where he was awarded a BA in 1969 and an LLB in 1970. From... read more

Alan Cranston

Alan MacGregor Cranston (June 19, 1914 – December 31, 2000) was an American politician and Americanjournalist who served as a United States Senator from United States SenatorCalifornia , from 1969 to 1993.==Personal life and education==Cranston was born in United States SenatorCaliforniaPalo Alto, California , the son of Carol (née Dixon) and William MacGregor Cranston. He attended United States SenatorCaliforniaPalo Alto, CaliforniaPomona College and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma... read more

Billy Cranston

William "Billy" Cranston is a fictional character in the Power Rangers universe. He is the Blue Ranger in the series '' Power RangersMighty Morphin Power Rangers ,'' and was portrayed by actor Power RangersMighty Morphin Power RangersDavid Yost . Billy is the only original Power Ranger to remain for the entire ''MMPR'' series, and is the second longest-serving Ranger overall behind Power RangersMighty Morphin Power RangersDavid YostTommy Oliver . Until his departure, he was considered the brains... read more

Alastair Cranston

Alastair Cranston is a Scottish National Party politician and a councillor on Scottish Borders Council for the Hawick and Denholm ward. Born in Hawick on December 11, 1949 in the Borders Region, Cranston is a former Rugby Union international with Scotland for whom he played as a Centre and won 19 caps between 1976 and 1981.In 1987 he was one of the founders of the Borders Machinery Ring and would subsequently become Manager. This role ended in 2002 when he was appointed Chief Executive of the Borders... read more

Cranston McEachern

Colonel Cranston Albury McEachern DSO (9 September 1905 – 15 October 1983) was an Australian army officer and solicitor.He was born at Dongara in Western Australia to tailor Archibald Hector Cranston McEachern and Lillian Emma, ''née'' Dumbrell. He attended Brisbane Grammar School and was admitted as a solicitor on 2 May 1928, establishing his own firm. He joined the Australian Field Artillery militia in 1924 and by 1936 was a major commanding the 11th Field Brigade. He married Clarice Jean... read more

Ruth Cranston

Ruth Cranston (November 14, 1887 – April 2, 1956)Bayles, Allison L. , p. 134 (1988) (states she was born in 1889) was an American author and lecturer on religion and other subjects.A daughter of Methodist Bishop Earl Cranston, Ruth Cranston was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was taught by tutors in France and Switzerland, and traveled frequently with her family on her father's missionary work. She returned to the United States for college, and graduated from Goucher College in 1908.(4 April... read more

David Cranston

Brigadier David Alan Cranston, CBE (born 20 October 1945) is a retired senior British Army officer. He was Director General of the National Association of Pension Funds from 2000-2001.==Education==David Cranston was educated at Strathallan School in Perthshire and the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst.==Army==Following graduation Cranston was promoted from officer cadet to 2nd lieutenant with The Royal Artillery on the 29 July 1966. He was promoted to lieutenant on the 29 January 1968, captain... read more

Cranston Stadium

Cranston Stadium is a multi-use stadium located in Cranston, Rhode Island. It consists of a baseball field as well as an athletic field suitable for playing football, soccer, field hockey or lacrosse.== History ==The stadium has traditionally hosted area high school teams for a variety of sports. However, in 1941 the New England League, a minor league baseball league that was prominent from the late 19th century to the early 20th century, attempted a comeback as a semi-professional league. Cranston... read more

Ryan Cranston

Ryan Cranston is a professional lacrosse player and advocate for cancer patients.http://lxmpro.com/pros/rcranston. A native of West Chester, Pennsylvania, Cranston attended B. Reed Henderson High School, and later attended Lynchburg College, where he was a four-year stand out lacrosse player and a 3-x Division 3 lacrosse all-American.http://www.lynchburg.edu/x4482.xml#Honors%20and%20Awards. In 2008, after graduating from college, Cranston was drafted in the 4th round of the MLL draft by the San Francisco... read more

Thomas Cranston

Thomas Cranston was an associate justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court from 1762 to 1764 and served as Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives at the time that Cranston, Rhode Island was created in 1754. Historians believe either Cranston or his grandfather (or father) Samuel Cranston may be the namesake of Cranston, Rhode Island because the first page of the first town record book of Cranston bears the inscription "the gift of Thomas Cranston to the town called Cranston."Steven... read more

Ken Cranston

Kenneth "Ken" Cranston (20 October 1917 – 8 January 2007) was an English cricketer , who played cricketerfirst-class cricket for Lancashire and eight times for England , in 1947 and 1948. He retired from playing cricket to concentrate on his career as a dentist.==Life and career==Cranston was born in EnglandAigburth , Liverpool, where his father Henry Selby Cranston was a dentist. He and his elder brother Ronald were educated at EnglandAigburthLiverpool College , but Ronald died aged 23... read more

Edgewood (Cranston)

Edgewood is located in eastern Cranston, Rhode Island. It borders Warwick to the southwest, Providence to the north, and Narragansett Bay to the east. To the south it borders Pawtuxet Village.Edgewood is a suburban neighborhood bordering Providence's Washington Park. The area of Edgewood has several National Historic districts. One of the grandest is the Norwood Avenue Historic District . The neighborhood features broad, tree-lined streets; some of these blossoming trees were donated by philanthropist... read more

James Cranston

James Cranston (9 January 1859 – 10 December 1904) was an amateur cricketer who was educated at Taunton College in Somerset and went on to play 103 first-class cricket matches for Gloucestershire County Cricket Club between 1876 and 1899. He also played for Warwickshire County Cricket Club in 1886 and 1887, which was before Warwickshire gained first-class status. He also played one Test match for England against Australia in 1890.Although he only played in that one Test, at the Oval at the end... read more


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