A Prominent Instructor in the Rockwood High School J.F. CROWDER is at present first assistant in the Rockwood High School and is a young man, having been born in Roane County in 1871. Mr. CROWDER studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1895, and at the end of the present school term will engage in the practice of law. He is a close student and will make his mark as an attorney.
From: Knoxville Tribune, Sunday, 24 Apr 1898.