John S. Crawford

John S. Crawford (September 11, 1923 — November 25, 1979) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Biography

Crawford was born on September 11, 1923 in Homestead, Pennsylvania.[1] 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.[2] During 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.[3]

Political career

Crawford was elected to the Assembly in 1954, 1956 and 1958. He was a Republican.

References

  1. ^ Members of the Assembly. Wisconsin Blue Book. Retrieved 2013-06-18.
  2. ^ "Crawford, John S. 1923". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2013-06-18.
  3. ^ The Wisconsin Bar Bulletin , Volume 53. Wisconsin Bar Association. 1980. p. 73.

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