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William Lyne Crawford
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1839
Nelson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 17, 1920
Dallas County
Texas, USA

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. (bio by: Shock) 
Family links: 
  Love K Alley Crawford (____ - 1873)*
  Katherine Lester Crawford (1861 - 1947)*
  Vic Crawford (____ - 1874)*
  Love Victoria Crawford (____ - 1873)*
  Lucy Eason Crawford (____ - 1873)*
  Lucy Crawford Craycroft (1866 - 1953)*
  Meriwether Lewis Crawford (1871 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakland Cemetery
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 10, Lot 88
GPS (lat/lon): 32.76218, -96.75716
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: May 17, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 9280
William Lyne Crawford
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William Lyne Crawford
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William Lyne Crawford
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