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Cravens to Craw

CRAVENS (Soundex C615) — See also CRAVEN, CRAVER, CRAVEY, CRAVINS, GRAVENS, MCCRAVEY, MCRAVEN, RAVENS, RAVENSCRAFT, RAVENSCROFT, RAVENSTAHL.

  Cravens, Aaron Asbury (b. 1844) — of Indiana. Born in Madison Township, Washington County, Ind., July 26, 1844. Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1884; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1893, 1899. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Addison Cravens (1818-1893).
  Political family: Cravens family of Indiana.
  Cravens, Ben See William Ben Cravens
  Cravens, Claude S. — of Slaton, Lubbock County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cravens, Fadjo See William Fadjo Cravens
  Cravens, Fay — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 55, 1933-34; member of Minnesota state senate 55th District, 1935-38. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Cravens, Frank See J. Frank Cravens
  Cravens, J. Frank — of Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cravens, James Addison (1818-1893) — also known as James A. Cravens — of Hardinsburg, Washington County, Ind. Born in Rockingham County, Va., November 4, 1818. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1840, 1872; major in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1848-50; member of Indiana state senate, 1850-52; U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1861-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1868, 1880. Member, Freemasons. Died in Hardinsburg, Washington County, Ind., June 22, 1893 (age 74 years, 230 days). Interment at Hardin Cemetery, Hardinsburg, Ind.
  Relatives: Father of Aaron Asbury Cravens (1844-?); second cousin of James Harrison Cravens.
  Political family: Cravens family of Indiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cravens, James Harrison (1802-1876) — of Indiana. Born in Rockingham County, Va., August 12, 1802. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1831-33, 1846-47; member of Indiana state senate, 1839-41; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1840; U.S. Representative from Indiana 4th District, 1841-43; candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1848, 1852; candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1849, 1852; candidate for delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850; candidate for Indiana state attorney general, 1856; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in Osgood, Ripley County, Ind., December 4, 1876 (age 74 years, 114 days). Interment at Versailles Cemetery, Versailles, Ind.
  Relatives: Second cousin of James Addison Cravens (1818-1893).
  Political family: Cravens family of Indiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cravens, Jeremiah C. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 13th District, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Cravens, Jesse L. — of Carthage, Jasper County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Carthage, Mo., 1860-63. Burial location unknown.
  Cravens, John A. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Cravens, John C. — of Indiana. Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1861-63. Burial location unknown.
  Cravens, John E. — of Madison, Jefferson County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Cravens, John O. — of Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Ind. Born in Indiana. Republican. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 6th Indiana District, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Cravens, Jordan Edgar (1830-1914) — also known as Jordan E. Cravens — of Clarksville, Johnson County, Ark. Born in Fredericktown, Madison County, Mo., November 7, 1830. Democrat. Member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1860; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Arkansas state senate, 1866; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 3rd District, 1877-83; state court judge in Arkansas, 1890. Died in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark., April 8, 1914 (age 83 years, 152 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Clarksville, Ark.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of Felix Ives Batson (1819-1871); cousin *** of William Ben Cravens.
  Political family: Cravens family of Fort Smith, Arkansas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cravens, Joseph Marshall (1859-1939) — also known as Joseph M. Cravens; "Uncle Joe" — of Madison, Jefferson County, Ind. Born in Madison, Jefferson County, Ind., February 9, 1859. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1904, 1912, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1932; candidate in primary for Governor of Indiana, 1924. Died in Madison, Jefferson County, Ind., June 29, 1939 (age 80 years, 140 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Madison, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of John Robert Cravens (1810-1899) and Drusilla Ann (Lanier) Cravens (1824-1903).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cravens, Michael — of Louisville, Winston County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cravens, Oscar — of Bloomington, Monroe County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Cravens, R. D. — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Cravens, R. P. — of Salina, Saline County, Kan. Mayor of Salina, Kan., 1892-94. Burial location unknown.
  Cravens, William Ben (1872-1939) — also known as William B. Cravens; Ben Cravens — of Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark. Born in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark., January 17, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; cotton grower; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 4th District, 1907-13, 1933-39; died in office 1939. Christian. Died in Washington, D.C., January 13, 1939 (age 66 years, 361 days). Interment at Oak Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of William Murphy Cravens and Mary Eloise (Rutherford) Cravens; married, December 19, 1895, to Carolyn Dyal; father of William Fadjo Cravens; cousin *** of Jordan Edgar Cravens (1830-1914).
  Political family: Cravens family of Fort Smith, Arkansas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cravens, William Fadjo (1899-1974) — also known as Fadjo Cravens — of Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark. Born in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark., February 15, 1899. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 4th District, 1939-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1940. Member, Kappa Alpha Order; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark., April 16, 1974 (age 75 years, 60 days). Interment at Forest Park Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of William Ben Cravens (1872-1939) and Carolyn (Dyal) Cravens; married, February 16, 1926, to Elizabeth B. Echols.
  Political family: Cravens family of Fort Smith, Arkansas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


CRAVER (Soundex C616) — See also AVER, BRAVERMAN, CARVER, CHOROVER, COERVER, CORVERA, CRAVEN, CRAVENS, CRAVEY, GRAVER, GRAVERHOLT, GRAVERS, KOREVAAR, MCCRAVEY, MCRAVEN, TRAVER, TRAVERS, TRAVERSE, TRAVERSIE.

  Craver, Alvin W. — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Democrat. Mayor of Youngstown, Ohio, 1908-12, 1918-20; postmaster at Youngstown, Ohio, 1938-41 (acting, 1938). Burial location unknown.
  Craver, Charles Francis (1842-1925) — of Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa; Harvey, Cook County, Ill.; Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Born in Franklinville, Gloucester County, N.J., September 3, 1842. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1876. Methodist. One of the founders of Craver & Steele, farm equipment manufacturers; invented the first successful twelve-foot binder for cutting and binding small grain; later, he was an oil producer based in Oklahoma. Died, of heart trouble, in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., May 12, 1925 (age 82 years, 251 days). Interment at Rose Hill Memorial Park, Tulsa, Okla.
  Craver, S. J. — of Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Craver, Spurgeon — of Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


CRAVEY (Soundex C610) — See also CARRIVEAU, CARVEY, CAVEY, CRAVEN, CRAVENS, CRAVER, CRAVO, CREEVEY, CREVEY, KRIVE, MCCRAVEY, MCRAVEN.

  Cravey, Zachariah Daniel (1894-1966) — also known as Zack D. Cravey — of DeKalb County, Ga. Born in Milan, Telfair County, Ga., April 13, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Telfair County Tax Collector, 1920-33; Georgia state game and fish commissioner, 1934-37; Georgia natural resources commissioner, 1941-43; Georgia state comptroller general, 1947-63; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Kiwanis; Lions; Odd Fellows; American Legion. Died in November, 1966 (age 72 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Charles Cravey and Margaret Jane (Studstill) Cravey; married 1921 to Jane Ophelia Pinkerton.
  Cravey, Zack D. See Zachariah Daniel Cravey


CRAVINS (Soundex C615) — See also CAVINS, CRAVENS, CRAVISON, GRAVINA, JAVINS, MARAVIN.

  Cravins, Charles — of Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Cravins, Donald R., Jr. — of Arnaudville, St. Landry Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


CRAVISON (Soundex C612) — See also AVISON, CRAVINS, DAVISON, DEVISON, DRAVIS, HARVISON, ISON, IVISON, LEVISON, TRAVIS, TRIVISONE.

  Cravison, William A. — of Royal Oak, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1932. Burial location unknown.


CRAVO (Soundex C610) — See also CARRIVEAU, CARVEY, CRAPO, CRAVEY, CRAVOTTA, CREEVEY, CREVEY, KRIVE.

  Cravo, Luiz — U.S. Consular Agent in Penedo, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.


CRAVOTTA (Soundex C613) — See also CARVETH, CRAVATH, CRAVO, RAVOTTI, SCAVOTTO.

  Cravotta, Joseph A. — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Cravotta, Sam See Samuel A. Cravotta
  Cravotta, Samuel A. — also known as Sam Cravotta — of West Virginia. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 2nd District, 1992, 1994. Still living as of 1994.


CRAW (Soundex C600) — See also CRAM, CRAUGH, CRAWFORD, CRAWLEY, CRAWLING, CRAY, CREW, CROW, GRAW, KRAAY, KRAH, LECRAW, MCCRAW.

  CRAW: See also Irvine H. Sprague
  Craw, Charles S. — of Oxford, Benton County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Craw, Farley — of Caro, Tuscola County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Caro, Mich., 1871-73, 1887. Burial location unknown.


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