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Marquis Layfayette "Mark" Crawford
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1848
Kosciusko County
Indiana, USA
Death: 1932
Pierceton
Kosciusko County
Indiana, USA

"The Handbook of Chicago Biography" 1893, ed. Flinn:

"CRAWFORD, MARK L.--- Born in Kosciusko county, Indiana, December 7, 1848. Son of Richard M. and Mary Crawford; of Scotch and German descent. Was reared on a farm, and entered a printing office at the age of 15; at 19 published the Warsaw (Ind.) Union; worked at the printing trade in all the principal cities; edited the Switchmen's Journal for four years; has been secretary-treasurer, president, and chief organizer of the International Typographical Union; also secretary of the first session of the American Federation of Labor; also president three terms and treasurer two terms of the Chicago Trade and Labor Assembly, and filled the position of superintendent of the Chicago House of Correction for several years. Has no religious affiliations; in politics he is a democrat; is a member of the Chicago Typographical Union, the Independent Order of Foresters, and the Masonic order; was on the preliminary committee that secured the Columbian Exposition, and served two terms on the board of directors of the World's Fair.

Married Mrs. Annie C. [Robinson] Willoughby, November 26,1891, and has no children. Is a citizen of prominence, and his career has been marked from his arrival in Chicago in 1871 to the present time as that of a man of sound integrity and good judgment." 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard M Crawford (1811 - 1893)
  Mary Leedy Crawford (1810 - 1860)
 
 Siblings:
  John Thomas Lewis Crawford (1833 - 1859)*
  Newton Jasper Crawford (1837 - 1888)*
  Ray Hanford Crawford (1839 - 1860)*
  Ellingham Mckibben Crawford (1840 - 1858)*
  Columbus Marion Crawford (1842 - 1929)*
  Elizabeth Rachel Crawford Oldfield (1844 - 1899)*
  Marquis Layfayette Crawford (1848 - 1932)
  L A. Crawford (1850 - 1855)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillcrest Cemetery
Pierceton
Kosciusko County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: May 10, 2010
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Marquis Layfayette Mark Crawford
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- OPPSheryl
 Added: Jan. 8, 2014
 
 
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