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Weekly Biography

David (Davy)

Crockett

Davy Crockett was born on

August 17, 1786, in Greene

County, Tennessee.  He was a

19th-century American folk hero,

frontiersman, soldier, and politician.

Crockett grew up in East Tennessee,

where he gained a reputation for

hunting and storytelling. After being

made a colonel in the militia of

Lawrence County, TN, he

was elected to the Tennessee state

legislature in 1821.  In 1826, he

represented Tennessee in the U.S.

House of Representatives.  He was

re-elected to Congress twice before

leaving politics to fight in the Texas

Revolution. On March 6, 1836,

Crockett was killed at the Battle

of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.

 

 

 

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