Charles A. Crow

Charles Augustus Crow (* March 31, 1873 in Sikeston, Missouri, † March 20, 1938 in Campbell, Missouri ) was an American politician. Between 1909 and 1911 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Charles Crow attended the public schools of his home and moved in 1896 to a farm near Bernie, where he worked in agriculture. In 1901 he moved to Caruthersville; there he worked in the real estate industry and in insurance. Between 1902 and 1909 he also served as postmaster of his new hometown. At the same time he began a political career as a member of the Republican Party.

In the congressional elections of 1908 Crow party in the 14th electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC was chosen, where he succeeded Joseph J. Russell took on 4 March 1909 that he had beaten in the election. Since he lost in 1910 against Russell, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1911. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Crow again worked in agriculture, in the real estate business and the insurance industry. Politically, he is no more have appeared. He died on 30 March 1938 in Campbell.

He is a great-grandfather of U.S. singer Sheryl Crow.