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Lawyer

William L. Crawford, American lawyer. member Constitutional Convention, Texas, 1875; member of law firm Crawford & Lamar (L. Q. C. Lamar), Dallas, since 1903.

Background

Crawford, William L. was born on January 23, 1839 in Estell, Clay Company, Kentucky, United States. Son of J. D. and Catharine Crawford.

Education

Educated McKinzie Institute, Clarksville, Texas. Studied law in office of D. B. Culberson, Jefferson, Texas. Admitted to bar, 1866, and began practice at Jefferson, Texas, same year.

Career

Colonel 19th Texas Infantry, C.S.A., 1861-1865. Member Constitutional Convention, Texas, 1875. Member of law firm Crawford & Lamar (L. Q. C. Lamar), Dallas, since 1903.

Home: Dallas, Tex.

Membership

Member Constitutional Convention, Texas, 1875. Member of law firm Crawford & Lamar (L. Q. C. Lamar), Dallas, since 1903.

Connections

Married Kate Lester Lamar, October 1, 1896.

father:
J. D.

mother:
Catharine Crawford

spouse:
Kate Lester Lamar