Crawford, Fred L. (Fred Lewis), 1888-1957

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Born Dublin, TX, 1888; accountant, 1914-17; built sugar beet mills, 1917-35; director of Michigan National Bank; director of Refiners Transport and Petroleum Corp. (Detroit); Republican Congressman, 1935-53; died 1957.

From the description of Radio speech script, 1951. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 32058200

Saginaw, Michigan, sugar processor and Republican congressman.

From the description of Fred L. Crawford papers, 1925-1953. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419195

Fred Lewis Crawford, a member of Congress from Michigan, was born in Dublin, Erath County, Tex. on May 5, 1888. Before entering Congress, Crawford was in the sugar beet business, building, financing, and operating beet sugar mills in various sections of the country. He was elected as a Republican to the US Congress in 1934 and served until January 3, 1953. He was an unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination in 1952. He died in Washington, D.C. on April 13, 1957.

From the guide to the Fred L. Crawford papers, 1925-1953, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Dustin, Fred, 1866-. Fred Dustin papers, 1886-1957. Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Stellanova Osborn papers, 1907-1988 Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Fred W. Green papers, 1881-1939 Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Charles M. Ziegler papers, 1928-1959 Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Hayden, Joseph Ralston, 1887-1945. Joseph Ralston Hayden papers, 1854-1948. Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Howard Cyrus Lawrence Papers, 1916-1966 Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Joseph Ralston Hayden Papers, 1854-1975 Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn William B. Mershon Papers, 1848-1943 Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Ziegler, Charles M., 1888-1959. Charles M. Ziegler papers, 1928-1959. Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Stellanova Osborn papers, 1907-1988 Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Fred Dustin papers, 1866-1975 Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Crawford, Fred L., 1888-1957. Fred L. Crawford papers, 1925-1953. Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Ludlow mss., 1898-1948 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Munson, Gorham. Gorham Munson Papers on the American Social Credit Movement and New Democracy, 1899 - 1969, bulk 1932 - 1945. Wesleyan University, Olin Library
creatorOf Litzner, Fred W. Fred W. Litzner papers, 1900-1966. Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Fred L. Crawford papers, 1925-1953 Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Green, Fred W. (Fred Warren), 1872-1936. Fred Warren Green papers, 1881-1939. Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Crawford, Fred Lewis, 1888-1957. Radio speech script, 1951. Clarke Historical Library
Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Bennett, John B. (John Bonifas), 1905-1964 person
associatedWith Bentley, Alvin M. (Alvin Morell), 1918-1969. person
associatedWith Brucker, Wilber Marion, 1894-1968. person
associatedWith Dustin, Fred, 1866- person
associatedWith Farmer's Independence Council. corporateBody
associatedWith Green, Fred W. (Fred Warren), 1872-1936. person
associatedWith Hall, Leonard Wood, 1900- person
associatedWith Hayden, Joseph Ralston, 1887-1945. person
associatedWith Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972. person
associatedWith Lawrence, Howard Cyrus, 1890-1961 person
associatedWith Litzner, Fred W. person
associatedWith Ludlow, Louis, 1873-1950 person
associatedWith Malcolm, George A. (George Arthur), 1881-1961. person
associatedWith Mapes, Carl Edgar, 1874-1939 person
associatedWith Mershon, William Butts, 1856-1943 person
associatedWith Michigan Sugar Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Michigan Sugar Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Munson, Gorham. person
associatedWith Osborn, Stellanova, 1894-1988. person
associatedWith Republican Party (Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Shafer, Paul W. (Paul Werntz), 1893-1954 person
associatedWith United States. Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation. corporateBody
associatedWith Wolcott, Jesse Paine, 1893-1969 person
associatedWith Ziegler, Charles M., 1888-1959. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Saginaw (Mich.)
Saginaw (Mich.)
Pacific Area
United States
United States
United States
Sugar beet
General Motors Corporation Sit
Korean War, 1950-1953
New Deal, 1933-1939
Sit-down strikes
Strikes and lockouts
Strikes and lockouts


Birth 1888-05-05

Death 1957-04-13



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