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Davy Crockett


David "Davy" Crockett was a 19th-century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier, and politician. He is commonly referred to in popular culture by the epithet "King of the Wild Frontier". He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives and served in the Texas Revolution.


  • Family and early life 

  • Tennessee militia 

  • Legislative career 

  • Texas Revolution 

  • Death 

  • Legacy 

  • In popular culture