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Former treasurer honored with park

Crane's ceremony draws dignitaries

Former state treasurer Robert Q. Crane (center), his wife, Mary, and Jack Connors Jr. (right) had lots of laughs at the dedication. Former state treasurer Robert Q. Crane (center), his wife, Mary, and Jack Connors Jr. (right) had lots of laughs at the dedication. (Suzanne Kreiter/ Globe Staff)
By Brian R. Ballou
Globe Staff / October 22, 2008

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A who's who of local and state politicians turned out at Boston College yesterday morning to dedicate a small campus park to former state treasurer Robert Q. Crane, who served in that position for 27 years and is credited with bringing the lottery to the Commonwealth. (Full article: 463 words)

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