was a 2012 Democratic
candidate seeking election to the U.S. House
representing the 6th Congressional District
. He lost in the Democratic primary.
Crone was born and grew up in Connersville (Fayette County), Indiana. 
- Indiana State University, B.A. in World History
- University of Kansas, PhD in Sociology
- Danville High School, Teacher
- Hanover College, Professor of Sociology
- See also: Indiana's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012
Crone ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Indiana's 6th District. Crone and three other candidates lost to Brad Bookout in the May 8 Democratic primary.
|United States House of Representatives, Indiana District 6 Democratic Primary, 2012
| Dan Bolling
| Jim Crone
| George Holland
| Susan Hall Heitzman
Crone has a son, Alex.