David Crowley (March 25, 1937 – January 16, 2011) was a politician from Cincinnati, Ohio who served on the Cincinnati City Council and as Vice-Mayor of the city. Crowley was elected in his first political candidacy in 2001 and was re-elected in 2003. In 2001, he came in seventh place; and in 2003, he finished ninth. (The top nine vote-getters win a seat on council.) In the 2005 city council election, Crowley finished fourth out of 32 candidates, retaining his seat.
Before winning the seat on Cincinnati City Council, Crowley had a career in management of agencies and programs providing social services, community action and capacity building in both domestic and international settings. He received a master’s degree in social work from Ohio State University and a master’s degree in international affairs from George Washington University. He served as executive of a national association representing the elderly. From 1983 to 1995, Mr. Crowley directed international relief and development projects in West Africa, Nepal, Thailand, Romania, Croatia, and Bosnia. He also served as a manager in US Peace Corps in the Caribbean and Cameroon.
Crowley died on January 16, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio after a battle with cancer. He was 73 years old. Formerly married to Kay Gilmore, he remarried Sherri Huss and had five children, Kevin, David, Dennis, Ann and Erin. 
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