William Evans Crow

1870 - 1922

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William Evans Crow

1870 - 1922
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Grave site information of William Evans Crow (1870 - 1922) at Oak Grove Cemetery in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States from BillionGraves

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William Evans Crow

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42-64 Pennsylvania 21
Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania
United States

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**EVANS(1946)...WWI US Military marker next to his Headstone...
**WILLIAM (1974)..US Congressman. Born in Uniontown, PA, he graduated from PA Military College, in 1922, from Dickinson School of Law, in 1925, was admitted to the bar in 1926 & commenced to practice law in Uniontown, PA. He was Asst DA of Fayette County, (1928-32) & Mayor of Uniontown, (1938-41). During WWII, he served as a Major in the US Army in the Pacific Theater. After the war, he was elected as a Repub to the 80th Congress, serving (1947-49). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law, was recalled to active duty with the US Army in 1951 & served as chief of the legislative coordination branch until 1956. He became regional administrator, Securities & Exchange Commission, Washington, DC, serving (1957-64) & served on the PA Zoning Board & the Parks Commission. He died at age 72 in Carlisle, PA. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith)
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Life timeline of William Evans Crow

1870
William Evans Crow was born in 1870
William Evans Crow was 18 years old when The Great Blizzard of 1888 struck the northeastern United States, producing snowdrifts in excess of 50 ft (15 m) and confining some people to their houses for up to a week. The Great Blizzard of 1888 or Great Blizzard of '88 was one of the most severe recorded blizzards in the history of the United States of America. The storm, referred to as the Great White Hurricane, paralyzed the East Coast from the Chesapeake Bay to Maine, as well as the Atlantic provinces of Canada. Snowfalls of 10 to 58 inches fell in parts of New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut, and sustained winds of more than 45 miles per hour (72 km/h) produced snowdrifts in excess of 50 feet (15 m). Railroads were shut down, and people were confined to their houses for up to a week. Railway and telegraph lines were disabled, and this provided the impetus to move these pieces of infrastructure underground. Emergency services were also affected.
William Evans Crow was 28 years old when Spanish–American War: The Treaty of Paris is signed, officially ending the conflict. The Spanish–American War was fought between the United States and Spain in 1898. Hostilities began in the aftermath of the internal explosion of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor in Cuba, leading to US intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. American acquisition of Spain's Pacific possessions led to its involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately in the Philippine–American War.
William Evans Crow was 38 years old when Ford puts the Model T car on the market at a price of US$825. Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and most luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. Ford also owns Brazilian SUV manufacturer Troller, an 8% stake in Aston Martin of the United Kingdom, and a 49% stake in Jiangling Motors of China. It also has joint-ventures in China, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Russia. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is controlled by the Ford family; they have minority ownership but the majority of the voting power.
William Evans Crow was 47 years old when Tsar Nicholas II of Russia was forced to abdicate in the February Revolution, ending three centuries of Romanov rule. Nicholas II or Nikolai II, known as Saint Nicholas in the Russian Orthodox Church, was the last Emperor of Russia, ruling from 1 November 1894 until his forced abdication on 15 March 1917. His reign saw the fall of the Russian Empire from one of the foremost great powers of the world to economic and military collapse. He was given the nickname Nicholas the Bloody or Vile Nicholas by his political adversaries due to the Khodynka Tragedy, anti-Semitic pogroms, Bloody Sunday, the violent suppression of the 1905 Russian Revolution, the executions of political opponents, and his perceived responsibility for the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905). Soviet historians portray Nicholas as a weak and incompetent leader whose decisions led to military defeats and the deaths of millions of his subjects.
William Evans Crow died in 1922 at the age of 52
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