John Crowell (Alabama)

John Crowell ( born September 18, 1780 in Crowell Crossroads, Halifax County, North Carolina, † June 25, 1846 in Fort Mitchell, Alabama ) was an American politician ( Democratic- Republican).


John Crowell attended the public schools. He moved in 1815 to the Alabama Territory, where he was appointed Federal Commissioner in matters of Muskogee Indians ( Creek ). He settled down in 1817 in St. Stephens.

Crowell was elected as a delegate for the Alabama Territory in the 15th U.S. Congress and served from January 29 1818 to March 3, 1819. Recorded as then Alabama on December 14, 1819 as the 22nd U.S. state in the Union was, we now chose him as representative to the 16th U.S. Congress, where he served from December 14, 1819 to March 3, 1821. Thereafter, he was appointed in 1821 back to the Federal Commissioner in matters of Muskogee, which were located in the western Georgia and eastern Alabama. He held this position until his move to the Indian Territory in 1836.