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William W. Crowdus
by Gene Dressel

     Served as Camp Commander in 1955. He was born in 1899, and was married to Virginia Garrett Crowdus. He served as president of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Association during the time that the St. Louis Arch was constructed.. Mr. Crowdus attended Washington University School of Law, and began his career as an attorney in 1922. He was a member of the St. Louis Bar Association, and in 1963 served as Interim United States District Attorney. In this capacity he was involved in the investigation of labor racketeering in the Mid-west. In 1942 Mr. Crowdus was elected President of the St. Louis Bar Association. He was also President of the Lighthouse for the Blind. He passed away at St. Luke’s Hospital after surgery on January 24th 1974 ..............St. Louis Public Library St. Louis Studies Clipping Files.

     William W. Crowdus is survived by a daughter, Susan Deane Crowdus Heacock of Arizona and her three children, John Heacock of Omaha, NE, Sarah Deane Heacock Menchaca of Westport, CT and Robert Heacock of Independence, MO and their 7 children. He is also survived by a son (my father) Wiliam W. Crowdus II of Madison, VA and his two children, William W. Crowdus III of Washington DC and Carol Crowdus Barbour of Wilton, CT. WWCIII has a son, William W. Crowdus IV and a daughter Elizabeth. Carol has a daughter, Katherine.