George William Crump

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George William Crump (born September 26, 1786 in Powhatan County , Virginia , †  October 1, 1848 ibid) was an American politician . In 1826 and 1827 he represented the state of Virginia in the US House of Representatives .


George Crump first attended Washington College in Lexington , which later became Washington and Lee University . In 1805 he graduated from Princeton College . This was followed by a medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia between 1806 and 1808 . At the same time he embarked on a political career as a member of the Democratic Republican Party . Between 1817 and 1822 and again from 1825 to 1828 he sat in the Virginia House of Representatives . In the 1820s he joined the movement around the future US President Andrew Jackson .

After the resignation of MP John Randolph , Crump was elected to the US House of Representatives in Washington, DC at the by-election due for the fifth seat of Virginia , where he took up his new mandate on January 21, 1826. Since he was not confirmed in the regular congressional elections of 1826 , he could only end the current legislative period in Congress until March 3, 1827 . In 1832, Crump was appointed Chief Clerk of the Pension Office by President Jackson . He held this office until his death on October 1, 1848.

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