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George William Crump (September 26, 1786 - October 1, 1848) was a member of the House of Representatives in the 19th US Congress and a United States Ambassador to Chile. He was also the world's first recorded streaker. September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 96 days remaining. ... 1786 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... House of Representatives is a name used for legislative bodies in many countries. ... The Congress of the United States is the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States of America. ... An ambassador, rarely embassador, is a diplomatic official accredited to a foreign sovereign or government, or to an international organization, to serve as the official representative of his or her own country. ... Streaker refers to: A streaker is someone who purposely appears in public nude. ...


Crump was born in Powhatan County, Virginia. Crump attended then Washington College (now Washington and Lee University) from sometime around 1800 to 1804. According to legend, in August of his senior year, Crump was arrested by the authorities of Lexington, Viginia for running naked through the town, the world's first recorded incident of streaking. Crump was suspended for the remainder of the 1804 session. Powhatan County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... Washington and Lee University is a private liberal arts college in Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia, located adjacent to Virginia Military Institute. ... 1800 (MDCCC) was an exceptional common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. ... 1804 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... August is the eighth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... A participant of the Bay to Breakers. ... 1804 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


Crump went on following Washington College to also graduate from Princeton College in 1805; he also studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia from 1806-1808. Princeton University, located in Princeton, New Jersey, is one of the eight Ivy League universities, and is widely recognized as one of the most prestigious institutions in the world. ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The University of Pennsylvania (or Penn[3][4]) is a private, nonsectarian research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto - Let brotherly love continue Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1808 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


Crump would later serve as member of the Nineteenth Congress of the United States as a Jacksonian Democrat, filling a vacancy caused by the resignation of John Randolph. He served from January 21, 1826, to March 3, 1827. Congress in Joint Session. ... Jacksonian democracy is the term used in American politics to describe the period when the common man participated in the government, occurring after Jeffersonian democracy. ... John Randolph of Roanoke, (June 2, 1773 - May 24, 1833) was a Representative and a Senator from Virginia John Randolph, 3rd Earl of Moray, regent of Scotland. ... January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The oldest surviving photograph, Nicéphore Niépce, circa 1826 1826 (MDCCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Naval Battle of Navarino by Carneray 1827 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


He was unsuccessful in his bid for reelection in 1826 Election to the Twentieth Congress and left public life for a time. He was later appointed by President Andrew Jackson as chief clerk of the Pension Bureau in 1832. Reelection is when someone runs for election after already being elected once, and already having served out their first term. ... Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845), eponym of the era of Jacksonian democracy and a founder of the Democratic Party, was the seventh President of the United States, serving from 1829 to 1837. ... 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


On April 10, 1844 Crump was appointed US Ambassador to Chile, a post he held until November 1, 1847. April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... This is a list of ambassadors from the United States. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... 1847 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


He died on October 1, 1848 in Powhatan County, Virginia and is interred on his home's grounds at “Log Castle” on Swift Creek, Chesterfield County, near Colonial House, Virginia. October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Powhatan County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... Chesterfield County is the name of several counties in the United States: Chesterfield County, South Carolina Chesterfield County, Virginia This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ...


References

http://ir.wlu.edu/about/250th/timeline.htm


http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/po/com/10453.htm


http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000956


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