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John Crowell (Alabama)

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John Crowell (Alabama)

John Crowell (September 18, 1780 – June 25, 1846) was a soldier and politician, serving as Delegate from Alabama Territory, and the first Representative from the state of Alabama. In 1821, President James Madison appointed him as the United States agent to the Creek Indians.

Crowell was born in Halifax County, North Carolina in 1780. He was educated locally. In the War of 1812, he helped to recruit a regiment and was commissioned as a colonel. He moved

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