George William Crump

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


George Crump first attended the Washington College in Lexington, emerged from the later the Washington and Lee University. In 1805 he graduated from Princeton College. This was followed 1806-1808 to study medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic-Republican Party launched a political career. Between 1817 and 1822, and again from 1825 to 1828 he sat in the House of Representatives from Virginia. In the 1820s he joined the movement to the later U.S. President Andrew Jackson.

Following the resignation of Mr John Randolph Crump was at the due election for the fifth seat of Virginia as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he took up his new mandate on January 21 in 1826. Since he has not been confirmed at the regular congressional elections of 1826, he could only finish the current term in Congress until March 3, 1827. In 1832 Crump of President Jackson to head (Chief Clerk ) was appointed the pension office. This office he held until his death on October 1, 1848.