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Miles CROWLEY

(1859-1921)

CROWLEY, Miles, a Representative from Texas; born in Boston, Mass., February 22, 1859; attended the common schools; employed as a longshoreman; moved to Galveston in the seventies; assistant chief of the Galveston Fire Department; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1892 and commenced practice; member of the State house of representatives in 1892; served in the State senate in 1893 and 1894; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1897); was not a candidate for reelection in 1896; resumed the practice of law in Galveston, Tex.; prosecuting attorney of Galveston County 1904-1912; elected judge of Galveston County Court in 1920, in which capacity he was serving at the time of his death in Galveston, Tex., on September 22, 1921; interment in Calvary Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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