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Craw·ford

 (krô′fərd), Joan Originally Lucille Le Sueur. 1908-1977.
American actress noted for her portrayals of tough-minded, ambitious women in films such as The Women (1939) and Mildred Pierce (1945), for which she won an Academy Award.

Crawford

, Thomas 1814-1857.
American sculptor and noted exponent of neoclassicism. His works include Armed Freedom atop the US Capitol.

Crawford

(ˈkrɔːfəd)
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1. (Biography) Joan, real name Lucille le Sueur. 1908–77, US film actress, who portrayed ambitious women in such films as Mildred Pierce (1945)
2. (Biography) Michael, real name Michael Dumbell Smith. born 1942, British actor and singer, noted for his role in the sitcom Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973–78) and performances in West End musicals esp. Barnum (1981) and The Phantom of the Opera (1986)
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Crawford County, Kansas, from 285 to 1,975; that was the home of the "Appeal to Reason"
Crawford told her that night that she was going to sail away to England in a few days and go to her uncle, Mr.
Crawford doted on the girl; and it was the lady's death which now obliged her protegee, after some months' further trial at her uncle's house, to find another home.
Miss Crawford was not entirely free from similar apprehensions, though they arose principally from doubts of her sister's style of living and tone of society; and it was not till after she had tried in vain to persuade her brother to settle with her at his own country house, that she could resolve to hazard herself among her other relations.
Miss Crawford found a sister without preciseness or rusticity, a sister's husband who looked the gentleman, and a house commodious and well fitted up; and Mrs.
Miss Crawford was glad to find a family of such consequence so very near them, and not at all displeased either at her sister's early care, or the choice it had fallen on.
Grant laughingly congratulated Miss Crawford on feeling no disinclination to the state herself.
I sailed with William Crawford for many a year, and for courage and endurance and truth that man hadn't an equal.
There are nearly as many Elliotts and Crawfords," said Doctor Dave, after the laughter had subsided.
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5 death of 22-year-old John Crawford III inside a Wal-Mart in Beavercreek, Special Prosecutor Mark Piepmeier said.
According to reports, Crawford is a member of the Ku Klux Klan, not a group usually friendly to Jews.