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William Harris Crawford
Birth: Feb. 24, 1772
Nelson County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1834
Crawford
Oglethorpe County
Georgia, USA

US Senator, Presidential Cabinet Secretary. He served in the United States Senate from 1807 to 1813. In 1813, he was offered a position as Secretary of War by President James Madison, but turned it down. It was offered to him again in 1815, and he accepted. He served from 1815 to 1816 when he was appointed as Secretary of Treasury by Madison. He served under President Madison and under President James Monroe from 1816 to 1825. He made an unsuccessful bid for President in 1824, but was defeated. In 1825, he was again offered the position of Secretary of Treasury by President John Quincy Adams, but refused because of health problems. (bio by: Tim Crutchfield) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joel Crawford (1736 - 1788)
 
 Spouse:
  Susanna Gerardine Crawford (1780 - 1863)
 
 Children:
  Caroline Crawford Dudley (1805 - 1875)*
  Nathaniel Macon Crawford (1811 - 1871)*
  William Bibb Crawford (1821 - 1895)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nathan Crawford (____ - 1789)*
  Robert Crawford (1764 - 1822)*
  William Harris Crawford (1772 - 1834)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
William H. Crawford Family Cemetery
Crawford
Oglethorpe County
Georgia, USA
Plot: William Harris Crawford
GPS (lat/lon): 33.88338, 83.15025
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
Record added: Jul 15, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9103117
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William Harris Crawford, born in what is now Nelson County, Virginia
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Oct. 12, 2015

- john2551
 Added: Aug. 18, 2015

- Ryan D. Curtis
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