John Hervey CROZIER, Congress, TN (1812-1889)


CROZIER, John Hervey, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Knoxville, Tenn., February 10, 1812; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1829; studied law; was admitted to the Tennessee bar and practiced in Knoxville; member of the State house of representatives 1837-1839; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Congresses (March 4, 1845-March 3, 1849); chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of War (Thirtieth Congress); resumed the practice of his profession in Knoxville; affiliated with the Democratic Party in 1856; retired from active practice about 1866 and engaged in literary pursuits and historical research; died in Knoxville, Tenn., October 25, 1889; interment in the Old Gray Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present