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CROCKETT (Soundex C623) — See also BROCKETT, CRICHETT, CROCHETT, CROCKER, CROCKET, CROCKWELL, DOCKETY, HOCKETT, LOCKETT, LOCKETTE, ROCKETT.

  CROCKETT: See also Crockett Campbell — Anne B. Crockett-Stark — Julius A. deGruyter — Dayle Crockett McDonough — Joseph Crockett Shaffer — Samuel Crockett Sims
  Crockett, A. D. — of Kingston, Caldwell County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Caldwell County Democratic Party, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, A. G. — Member of Virginia state senate 5th District, 1912-15. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, A. P. — of Coeburn, Wise County, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Allen See J. Allen Crockett
  Crockett, Alvin — of Logan, Cache County, Utah. Mayor of Logan, Utah, 1866-70. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Amos E. — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, C. John — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Law Preservation candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 5th District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Charles — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Rockland, Maine, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, D. B. — of North Norway, Norway, Oxford County, Maine. Postmaster at North Norway, Maine, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, David (1786-1836) — also known as Davy Crockett; "King of the Wild Frontier" — of Tennessee. Born in Greene County, Tenn., August 17, 1786. Democrat. Member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1821; U.S. Representative from Tennessee, 1827-31, 1833-35 (9th District 1827-31, 12th District 1833-35); served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence. Member, Freemasons. Killed while defending the Alamo, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., March 6, 1836 (age 49 years, 202 days). Cremated; ashes interred at San Fernando Cathedral, San Antonio, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of John Crockett and Rebecca (Hawkins) Crockett; married, August 16, 1806, to Mary 'Polly' Finley; married 1815 to Elizabeth Patton; father of John Wesley Crockett; first cousin twice removed of Charles Carroll Walcutt (1838-1898).
  Political family: Crockett-Walcutt family of Tennessee.
  Crockett counties in Tenn. and Tex. are named for him.
  The Davy Crockett National Forest (established 1936), in Houston and Trinity counties, Texas, is named for him.
  Personal motto: "Be sure you're right, then go ahead."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by David Crockett: A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett of the State of Tennessee
  Books about David Crockett: William C. Davis, Three Roads to the Alamo: The Lives and Fortunes of David Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barret Travis — Constance Rourke, Davy Crockett — Elaine Alphin, Davy Crockett (for young readers)
  Crockett, Davy See David Crockett
  Crockett, Donald — of Macomb County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Macomb County 1st District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Dorothy — of Osceola, Mississippi County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Crockett, Edmond I. — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 3rd District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Edward S. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Elbert M. — of Milford, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Ninth Worcester District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Elmer — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Republican. Postmaster at South Bend, Ind., 1889-94. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, G. H. — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Postmaster at Concord, N.H., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, George W. III — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 93rd District, 1966; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 2001. African ancestry. Still living as of 2001.
  Relatives: Son of George William Crockett, Jr. (1909-1997).
  Crockett, George William, Jr. (1909-1997) — also known as George W. Crockett, Jr. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., August 10, 1909. Democrat. Recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1966-78; U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1980-91; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1984, 1988; arrested during an anti-apartheid protest outside the South African Embassy in Washington, 1984. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, Kappa Alpha Psi; National Lawyers Guild. Served four months in federal prison for contempt of court in 1950, following his defense of a Communist leader on trial in New York for advocating the overthrow of the government. Among the founders of the nation's first interracial law firm. Ill with bone cancer in 1997, he suffered a stroke and died five days later, in Washington Home and Hospice, Washington, D.C., September 7, 1997 (age 88 years, 28 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Father of George W. Crockett III (1926?-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Crockett, Glen M. — of Kahoka, Clark County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Clark County; elected 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Crockett, Henry B. — of Pulaski, Pulaski County, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1920 (alternate), 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Hilary R. — of Brentwood, Williamson County, Tenn. Postmaster at Brentwood, Tenn., 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, J. Allen (1906-1994) — Born in Smithfield, Cache County, Utah, January 19, 1906. Justice of Utah state supreme court, 1951-81; chief justice of Utah state supreme court, 1959-61, 1967-70, 1979-81. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, November 9, 1994 (age 88 years, 294 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John A. Crockett and Rachell Maretta (Homer) Crockett; married, February 3, 1934, to E. Eulalia Smith (died 1987).
  Crockett, J. Strother — of Welch, McDowell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 6th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Crockett, J. W. — Democrat. Secretary of state of Arkansas, 1901-04; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Jean Cowan — of Chinook, Blaine County, Mont. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Crockett, John See C. John Crockett
  Crockett, John — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona 1st District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Crockett, John A. — of Logan, Cache County, Utah. Mayor of Logan, Utah, 1922-26. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, John H. — Member of Virginia state senate, 1922-25 (5th District 1922-23, 19th District 1924-25). Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, John M. (1816-1887) — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born December 26, 1816. Mayor of Dallas, Tex., 1857-58, 1859-61, 1865-66; resigned 1861. Died August 4, 1887 (age 70 years, 221 days). Interment at Pioneer Park Cemetery, Dallas, Tex.
  Crockett, John Thomas (1851-1927) — also known as John T. Crockett — of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Born in Prince Edward Island, February 2, 1851. Bookkeeper; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Charlottetown, 1890-1905. Methodist. Died in Prince Edward Island, September 28, 1927 (age 76 years, 238 days). Interment at Sherwood Cemetery, Brackley, Prince Edward Island.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Crockett, John Watkins (1818-1874) — of Henderson County, Ky. Born in Jessamine County, Ky., May 17, 1818. Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861; Representative from Kentucky in the Confederate Congress, 1862-64. Died in Madisonville, Hopkins County, Ky., June 20, 1874 (age 56 years, 34 days). Interment at Fernwood Cemetery, Henderson, Ky.
  Crockett, John Wesley (1807-1852) — of Tennessee. Born in Trenton, Gibson County, Tenn., July 10, 1807. U.S. Representative from Tennessee 12th District, 1837-41. Died in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., November 24, 1852 (age 45 years, 137 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Paris, Tenn.
  Presumably named for: John Wesley
  Relatives: Son of David Crockett (1786-1836).
  Political family: Crockett-Walcutt family of Tennessee.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Crockett, Joseph B. (c.1827-1884) — of California. Born about 1827. Justice of California state supreme court, 1867-80. Died in Fruitvale, Kern County, Calif., January 15, 1884 (age about 57 years). Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Joseph E. — of Graham (now Bluefield), Tazewell County, Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Graham, Va., 1885-88. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Joseph M. (d. 1968) — of Welch, McDowell County, W.Va. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1937-41, 1955; chair of McDowell County Republican Party, 1945-46. Died in Crockett's Cove, Wythe County, Va., 1968. Interment at Crockett Family Cemetery, Crockett's Cove, Va.
  Crockett, Katherine W. — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Crockett, Kennedy McCampbell (b. 1920) — also known as Kennedy M. Crockett — of Virginia. Born in Kingsville, Kleberg County, Tex., January 18, 1920. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, 1967-70. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Crockett, Knott — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Whig. Mayor of Rockland, Maine, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, P. D. — of Webb City, Jasper County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Webb City, Mo., 1978-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Crockett, Paul — of Yorktown, York County, Va. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1950; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Pliny A. — of Hollis, York County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state senate 1st District, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, R. O. — Member of Virginia state senate 3rd District, 1920-21. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Robert L. — of Wytheville, Wythe County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Samuel R. (1831-1913) — Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., May 15, 1831. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention, 1875. Died in Nevada, Vernon County, Mo., November 11, 1913 (age 82 years, 180 days). Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Samuel Thorne — Member of Virginia state senate 19th District, 1926-27. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Strother See J. Strother Crockett
  Crockett, Walter H. (b. 1870) — of Colchester, Chittenden County, Vt.; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Colchester, Chittenden County, Vt., June 26, 1870. Republican. Lecturer; editor of university publications; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1912; member of Vermont state senate from Chittenden County, 1927. Congregationalist. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, Webb — of Arizona. Republican. Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Crockett, William — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Republican. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Dover 2nd Ward, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, William — of Wales, Cavalier County, N.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, William J. — of Graham (now Bluefield), Tazewell County, Va. Republican. Postmaster at Graham, Va., 1921-24 (acting, 1921-22); Bluefield, Va., 1924-27. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, William R. — of Nevada, Vernon County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Nevada, Mo., 1886-87. Burial location unknown.
  Crockett, William S. — of Hampton, Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Hampton, Va., 1933-39 (acting, 1933-34). Burial location unknown.


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