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 (krŏk′ĭt), David Known as "Davy." 1786-1836.
American frontiersman and politician who was a US representative from Tennessee (1827-1831 and 1833-1835) and joined the Texas revolutionaries fighting against Mexico. He died at the siege of the Alamo.


(Biography) David, known as Davy Crockett. 1786–1836, US frontiersman, politician, and soldier


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David (Davy), 1786–1836, U.S. frontiersman, politician, and folklore hero.
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Whether to admit Hercules among us or not, concerning this I long remained dubious: for though according to the Greek mythologies, that antique Crockett and Kit Carson --that brawny doer of rejoicing good deeds, was swallowed down and thrown up by a whale; still, whether that strictly makes a whaleman of him, that might be mooted.
Look at Ivory Nelson, look at Davy Crockett, look at Paul Jones, look at Clive, an' Kitchener, an' Fremont, an' Kit Carson, an' all of 'em.
Campaign spokesman Ted Crockett was left baffled, apparently unable to do anything but stare blankly into the camera and blink after a simple, but effective takedown from CNN anchor Jake Tapper.
In the new position, Crockett will lead and oversee the company's water quality and environmental compliance for all of its drinking water and wastewater systems in eight states, manage its in-house water and wastewater laboratory as well as the water quality services and water resources engineering departments.
Synopsis: Extending from the southern Appalachians through the rolling hills of Kentucky and Tennessee to the Ozarks of Arkansas and Missouri, the upland South emerged in American lore as the setting where Daniel Boone, David Crockett, and other rugged frontiersmen forged a modern nation and headed west to become the progenitors of what some viewed as a new and superior "American race".
Shoemaker Crockett & Jones is moving back to its former store on the ground floor of the building after agreeing a new ten-year lease.
While the work was being carried out, Crockett & Jones opened a pop-up shop in Hortons' Burlington Arcade in New Street which will be retained when the store in Colmore Row re-opens in the new year.
These are stories of both high adventure and the realities of big game hunting, and represent the stories behind some of the top-scoring trophies ever recognized by the Boone and Crockett Club.
Mark Crockett is alleged to have produced an improvised explosive device with intent to endanger life or cause serious injury.
Synopsis: The best-known name in trophy big game hunting, Boone and Crockett, teams up with the world's most knowledgeable deer experts to present the definitive resource for the whitetail hunter in "Boone and Crockett Club's Complete Guide to Hunting Whitetails: Deer Hunting Tips Guaranteed to Improve Your Success in the Field".
James Crockett, 43, claimed PS8,463 incapacity benefit while singing in Tenerife and the UK.
com)-- JS Crockett Consulting has a passion for community and supports clients with similar goals to create charitable organizations.