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CRAWFORD, Thomas Hartley, lawyer, born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 14 November 1786; died in Washington, D. C., 27 January 1863. He was graduated at Princeton in 1804, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1807, and began to practice in Chambersburg. Later he was elected as a Jackson democrat to congress, and was re-elected, serving from 7 December 1829, till 2 March 1833. During 1833 he was a member of the state legislature, and in 1836 was appointed a commissioner to investigate alleged frauds in the purchase of the reservation of the land of the Creek Indians. From 1838 till 1845 he held the office of commissioner of Indian affairs. In 1845 he was appointed judge of the criminal court of the District of Columbia, and continued as such until his death.
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