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Name:William Stuart Crockett
Affiliation:Class of 1887
Biography & Genealogy:William Stuart Crockett (Class of 1887). Genealogy: Born July 13, 1865, Wytheville, Virginia; Father- Robert Crockett of Wytheville, VA, Capt. Stonewall Brigade during Civil War, lawyer. Mother- Virginia Louis (Lewis?) Crockett, Wytheville, VA. Paternal Grandparents-Dr. Robert Crockett and Elmira Montgomery (Wytheville). Maternal Grandparents- John Stuart Crockett and Margaret Buchanan Taylor (Wytheville). Marriage- Pearl Turner of Shreveport, LA, in June 1897. Children: William Stuart, Jr., Hattie Rebecca, Virginia Louis. VMI Record: Entered VMI in 1883 and graduated in 1887 (standing 17th out of 20). Military record: none. Career: Clerk of Court, U. S. Southern District, Indian Territory, Ardmore (Oklahoma); after statehood was special officer in U. S. Dept. of Justice; oil investor and oil businessman. Died: Shreveport, LA, April 10, 1949; buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Ardmore, Oklahoma.
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