Son of Malcolm Alan Wallace and Margaret Craufurd. The patriot and Guardian of Scotland. Famous Freedom Fighter against the English Oppression.
The son of Joel Crawford and Fanny Harris.
An American politician and judge during the early 19th century. He served as US Secretary of War and US Secretary of the Treasury before he ran for US president in the 1824 election.
A n American explorer, soldier, politician, and public administrator, best known for his role as the leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery, with William Clark. He was the son of William Lewis, of Welsh ancestry, and Lucy Meriwether, of English ancestry
Son of John A. Crawford. Known as "The Poet Scout", was an American adventurer, educator, and author. "Captain Jack" was a master storyteller about the Wild West and is known in American history as one of the most popular performers in the late nineteenth century
Son of Peter and Mary Ann Crawford.
A licensed attorney turned politician from Columbia County, Georgia. Crawford was appointed attorney general for the state in 1827, by Governor John Forsyth, serving in that capacity until 1831
An American stage, film, radio, and television actor, often cast in tough-guy roles and best known for his Oscar- and Golden Globe-winning portrayal of Willie Stark in All the King's Men (1949) and for his starring role as Dan Mathews in the television series Highway Patrol (1955–1959).
An American actor, singer, and musician. He first performed before a national audience as a Mouseketeer. At age 12, Crawford rose to prominence playing Mark McCain in the series The Rifleman, for which he was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Emmy Award at age 13.
Michael Patrick Smith, CBE (born 19 January 1942), known professionally as Michael Crawford, is an English actor, singer and comedian. He has received international critical acclaim and won numerous awards during his acting career, which has included many film and television performances as well as stage work.
An American professional boxer. He has held multiple world championships in three weight classes, including the WBO welterweight title since 2018. Previously he held the WBO, Ring magazine and lineal lightweight titles from 2014 to 2015; and the unified WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO, Ring and lineal light welterweight titles between 2015 and 2017.
Francis Marion Crawford (1854-1909) Italian-born American prolific author and historian wrote the Saracinesca Trilogy: Saracinesca, (1887) Sant' Ilario, (1889) and Don Orsino. (1892)
Francis Marion Crawford was born in Bagni di Lucca, Italy, on 2 August 1854. He was the son of Louisa Cutler Ward and Protestant American sculptor Thomas Crawford (d. 1857) who had immigrated to Rome and who's statue "Armed Freedom" adorns the Capitol dome in Washington, D.C. The family lived in Rome but never lost sight of their American roots.
Carl Demonte Crawford (born August 5, 1981), nicknamed "The Perfect Storm", is an American former professional baseball left fielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Tampa Bay Rays, Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers. He batted and threw left-handed. Crawford is best known for his nine years with the Rays, during which he was considered one of the best baserunners in baseball. He led the American League in stolen bases and triples four times each while with Tampa Bay.
Colonel William Crawford was born in Berkeley County Virginia in 1732. In 1749, he met George Washington, a young surveyor, who taught him the trade and then hired him to do some surveying in western Pennsylvania. Like Washington, Crawford wanted to join the military and explore the frontier. That opportunity arrived during the French and Indian War, when he joined the British army. Impressed with the back country of western Pennsylvania, Crawford in 1765 made his home along the Youghiogheny River.
William John "Bill" Crawford (May 19, 1918 – March 15, 2000) was a United States Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War II. The Medal of Honor award was believed to be posthumous, even though he was a prisoner of war at the time. He was also a career U.S. Army enlisted soldier, reaching the rank of master sergeant. After retirement from the military, he became a janitor at the United States Air Force Academy, where he received the Medal of Honor award from President Ronald Reagan in 1984.
Mr Alfred George Crawford (Bedroom Steward) was born in Southampton, Hampshire, England on 27 February 1869.
He was the son of Thomas Crawford (b. 1838) and Ann Parry (b. 1842). His mariner father was Scottish by birth whilst his mother was a native of Winchester. They were married in Southampton in 1862.
Alfred had five known siblings: William (b. 1864), Edward (b. 1866) Martha (b. 1870), Thomas (b. 1874) and Henry (b. 1877).
Captain Thomas Crawford or Thomas Craufurd (1530–1603) of Jordanhill (an estate in the West End of Glasgow, part of which is now a college and hospital near Victoria Park) was a trusted confidant of Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, husband of Mary, Queen of Scots and a retainer of the Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox (Darnley's father). He famously planned the assault and led a small force of 150 men in 1571 that scaled the cliffs and embattlements to expel the castle garrison loyal to Catholic Queen Mary from Dumbarton Castle. Six years later, he became Provost of Glasgow, establishing a bursary for a student at the university and saving the cathedral from destruction.
By 1914 , Frederick Hugh Crawford was aged over 50 and had been the mastermind of gun-running to the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) for many years.
Up until then, many small consignments had been smuggled into Ulster and it was largely down to the zeal and persistence of Crawford that the numerous operations were successful. His smuggled weapons were hidden in furniture deliveries, barrels of pitch and the petrol tanks of vehicles.
His official title read Director of Ordnance of the HQ Staff of the UVF.
Crawford had first rate Protestant credentials for he bad been one of those who signed the Ulster Covenant in his own blood. He had travelled the world, fought for a time in South Africa and returned to throw himself tirelessly into the fight against Home Rule for Ireland.
He was ex-military, an artillery officer born in 1861.
In 1894 he rejoined the Artillery Militia and served in South Afrlca where he was mentioned in dispatches.
CRAWFORD, Joel, a Representative from Georgia; born in Columbia County, Ga., June 15, 1783; completed preparatory studies; studied law at the Litchfield Law School; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Sparta in 1808; moved to Milledgeville, Ga., in 1811; served in the war against the Creek Indians as second lieutenant and aide-de-camp to Brigadier General Floyd in 1813 and 1814; resumed the practice of law in Milledgeville; member of the State house of representatives 1814-1817; elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth Congress and reelected to the Sixteenth Congress (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1821); returned to Sparta, Hancock County, in 1828; member of the State senate in 1827 and 1828; appointed a commissioner to run the boundary line between Alabama and Georgia in 1826; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Georgia in 1828 and 1831; delegate to the International Improvement Convention in 1831; elected in 1837 a State commissioner to locate and construct the Western & Atlantic Railroad; died near Blakely, Early County, Ga., April 5, 1858; interment in the family burying ground on his plantation in Early County, Ga.
George Williamson Crawford (1877-1972) was a native of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, who became the second African American to earn a law degree at Yale Law School. He went on to be an accomplished attorney and supporter of African American students at Talladega College, in Talladega, Talladega County. There, he was instrumental in commissioning the Amistad Murals and writing an extensive employment guide for African American graduates. Although he settled in New Haven, Connecticut, after law school, he continued to play an active role in Alabama at Talladega. He also was a founding member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and established a branch in New Haven.
Crawford was born on October 21, 1877, to William and Charlotte Oliver Crawford. At the age of nine, his family moved to Birmingham, Jefferson County. He attended Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Macon County, and graduated in 1896 and then entered Talladega College, earning a degree there in 1900.
Crawford was born early in the Reconstruction Era, c. 1865. After the Civil War, Crawford's father became the owner of a modest acreage of cotton fields on the Little River, about seven miles west of Abbeville, which he worked with his son. Anthony was an ambitious and literate child who routinely walked seven miles to the school in Abbeville. Crawford inherited the land on his father's death, which he increased by substantial land purchases in 1883, 1888, 1899 and 1903. In the mid or late 1890s, Crawford was co-founder of the Industrial Union of Abbeville County, which was devoted to the "material, moral and intellectual advance of the colored people". He was the father of twelve sons and four daughters.
By 1916, his land holdings had expanded to 427 acres (as much as 600, according to some sources). Many of Crawford's children had settled on plots adjoining that of their father. With a net worth of approximately $20,000 to $25,000 in 1916 dollars, Crawford was without doubt one of the richest men in Abbeville County.
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William Carroll Crawford was the 31 year old Shelby representative. Crawford was a tailor’s apprentice and a Methodist minister before moving to Texas in 1835. After signing the declaration, he became postmaster of Shelbyville from 1843 to 1859 and treasurer of Shelby County for a year in 1844. In 1874, he moved his family to Pittsburg, Camp County, where he was postmaster from 1874 to 1881. After his wife died in 1881, he went to live with one of his nine children until his death in 1895. Crawford was the last surviving signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and related to Charles Carroll, the last surviving signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.