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Rev Fr John J. Crowley
Birth: Dec. 8, 1891
Killarney
County Kerry, Ireland
Death: Sep., 1940
Fresno
Fresno County
California, USA

Father John Crowley was a pastor in the Eastern Sierra Region of California. He devoted his life to the spiritual and economic welfare of the people of Owens Valley, and is remembered for healing long standing divsion and bitterness towards the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. Father Crowley died in a car accident, falling asleep at the wheel after spending the night at the home of a sick parishioner. In 1941, his efforts were recognized by the State of Caifornia who named the new reservoir in the Owens Valley "Crowley Lake." 
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Fresno
Fresno County
California, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 26, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6881274
Rev Fr John J. Crowley
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Rev Fr John J. Crowley
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Rev Fr John J. Crowley
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Since We Never Knew Each Other, I Came To Visit You Today, May You Rest In Eternal Peace.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Sep. 21, 2014

- Trisha W.
 Added: Mar. 6, 2014
Rest In Peace, Dearest Father Crowley!
- Eman Bonnici
 Added: May. 20, 2012
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