University of Wisconsin–Madison. Pennsylvania State University.
He would graduate from Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His Master"s thesis entitled Italian-American Labor Relations was used as anti-communist propaganda in North Africa. During World World War II, he served in the United States Army Air Forces.
Crawford was at one point held as a prisoner of war in Italy and would later receive a citation for meritorious service behind enemy lines.
He died on November 25, 1979. Crawford was elected to the Assembly in 1954, 1956 and 1958.
He was a Republican.