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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1856 Opposition
1857 Union
1858 Republican
 Counties   Beaver, Butler, Lawrence


1814 - 07/14/1895

Beaver, Butler and Lawrence Counties (1856-1857), Butler County (1858)

CRAWFORD, Dr. Alexander W., a Representative from Butler County; born circa 1814; M.D., Philadelphia Medical College (now Sidney Kimmel Medical College); physician; owner and operator, Kensington Furnace, iron producer; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as an Opposition Party member for the 1856 term; reelected to the House as a Union Party member for the 1857 term; reelected as a Republican to the House for the 1858 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for 1859 term; engaged, oil business; Presidential appointee, American Consulate to Belgium (1861-1866); director, Girard Savings Bank; elected, delegate, Republican State Convention (1876); died, July 14, 1895 in Emlenton, Venango County, Pennsylvania; interred, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.