William Lyne Crawford

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William Lyne Crawford

Lawyer and Legislator. The son of Jeptha D. and Catherine Crawford. William joined the Confederate Army In 1861 and served as lieutenant colonel of the Nineteenth Texas Infantry. After the Civil War he returned to Jefferson and was admitted to the bar in 1866. He was a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1875. In 1880 he and his brother, M. L. Crawford, moved their law partnership, Crawford and Crawford, from Jefferson to Dallas, where William became a noted criminal and civil lawyer. He was a member of the House of Representatives of the Twenty-second Legislature, 1891 to 1892. He was married to Love Alley. On October 1, 1896, he married Katherine Lester Lamar, a widow with a son. William had one daughter and three sons.

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  • Added: 16 May 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9280
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Lyne Crawford (23 Jan 1839–17 Feb 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9280, citing Oakland Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .