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  Crow, William E.
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameWilliam E. Crow
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Uniontown, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born March 10, 1870
DiedAugust 02, 1922 (52 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedChronicler
Jan 22, 2010 06:41pm
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InfoCROW, William Evans, (father of William J. Crow), a Senator from Pennsylvania; born in German Township, Fayette County, Pa., March 10, 1870; attended the public schools; graduated from the Southwestern State Normal School in 1890, and also attended Waynesburg College; engaged in newspaper work for three years; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced practice in Uniontown, Pa.; appointed assistant district attorney in 1896; was elected district attorney in 1898 and served three years; member, State senate 1907-1921, when he resigned, having been appointed United States Senator; president pro tempore of the State senate in 1909 and 1911; appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate on October 17, 1921, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Philander C. Knox, and served from October 24, 1921, until his death at his home, ‘Chalk Hill,’ near Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., August 2, 1922; interment in Uniontown Cemetery.

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Son William J. Crow 1902-1974

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  10/24/1921 PA US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  00/00/1912 PA Republican Party Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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