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Enoch Herbert Crowder
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Major General Enoch Herbert Crowder
13th Judge Advocate General of the United States Army
Born (1859-04-11)April 11, 1859
Edinburg, Missouri
Died May 7, 1932(1932-05-07) (aged 73)
Washington, D.C.
Resting Place
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch United States Department of the Army Seal.svg United States Army
Years of service 1881–1923
Rank US-O8 insignia.svg Major General
Commands held Judge Advocate General
Battles/wars American Indian Wars
Spanish–American War
World War I
Awards Distinguished Service Medal ribbon.svg Distinguished Service Medal
Col. Hugh Johnson, Gen. E.R. Crowder, R.S. Conkling at Camp Upton in 1917
Crowder and Hugh Samuel Johnson and Roscoe S. Conkling at Camp Upton in 1917

Major General Enoch Herbert Crowder, USA (April 11, 1859 – May 7, 1932) was an American Army lawyer who served as the Judge Advocate General of the United States Army from 1911 to 1923. Crowder is most noted for implementing and administering the United States Selective Service Act of 1917, under which thousands of American men were drafted into military service during World War I.

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