George W. Crouse

George Washington Crouse ( born November 23, 1832 in Tallmadge, Ohio; † January 5, 1912 in Akron, Ohio ) was an American politician of the Republican Party. March 4, 1887 to March 3, 1889 he was a member of the House of Representatives of the United States for the 20th Congressional District of the State of Ohio.


In Tallmadge Crouse was born in 1832. There he attended the public schools for five years. Then he moved to Akron. Initially he was employed there in various positions at the Summit County. As manager of the C. Aultman & Co., he was employed prior to the Civil War. During the war he fought for the Northern States. After the war he was a member of the City Council of Akron, then another four years member of the school board for four years. 1874 and 1875 he was again working for the Summit County. Between 1885 and 1887 Crouse was a member of the Senate of Ohio.

1888 Crouse was then used as representative of the 20th electoral district of Ohio in the House of Representatives in Washington, DC selected. Already during his candidacy, he had indicated that it will only a legislature are available. He retired in 1889 out of the Congress, in order to work again for the C. Aultman & Co.

Crouse was married to Martha K. Parsons from 1859. Together they had five children. Crouse died 1912 in Akron. He was born there on the Glendale Cemetery to the grave.