William Josiah Crow


William Josiah Crow Famous memorial

Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 13 Oct 1974 (aged 72)
Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial South Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 7776073 View Source

U.S. Congressman. Born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Pennsylvania Military College, in 1922, from Dickinson School of Law, in 1925, was admitted to the bar in 1926 and commenced to practice law in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. He was assistant district attorney of Fayette County, (1928-32) and Mayor of Uniontown, (1938-41). During World War II, he served as a Major in the US Army Ordnance Corps, in the Pacific Theater. After the war, he was elected as a Republican to the Eightieth Congress, serving (1947-49). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law, was recalled to active duty with the US Army Ordnance Corps in 1951 and served as chief of the legislative coordination branch until 1956. He became regional administrator, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C., serving (1957-64) and served on the Pennsylvania Zoning Board and the Parks Commission. He died at age 72 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

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  • Added: 18 Aug 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Josiah Crow (22 Jan 1902–13 Oct 1974), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7776073, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, South Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .