Alan Crowe

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Alan Crowe
Born Edward Alan Crowe
1 September 1940 (1940-09) (age 76)
Isle of Man
Nationality Manx
Education Kirk Michael Primary School
Ramsey Grammar School
Loughborough Training College
Occupation Politician, teacher
Years active 1991–present
Employer Isle of Man Bank (1968–72)
Isle of Man Government
Spouse(s) Dorothy Wagstaff
Children 1 son, 1 daughter

Edward "Alan" Crowe MLC, FCIS, ACIB (born 1 September 1940[1]) is a Manx politician and former teacher,[1] who was a member of the Legislative Council in the Isle of Man.

Early life and career[edit]

Born on 1 September 1940, to George Henry Crowe and Esther Annie Crowe (née Caley), he was educated at Ramsey Grammar School and Loughborough Training College. He got a teaching diploma and initially taught in England and then Canada. He then embarked upon a banking career, initially with the Isle of Man Bank and became the Company secretary and Executive Director of various companies, including Eagle Star (International Life). He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, a Chartered Company Secretary and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Bankers.

He contested Douglas North unsuccessfully in the 1991 General Election but was elected Member of the House of Keys for the said constituency in a 1995 by election.[2] He was then elevated to the LegCo is 1998 and remained there until his retirement in 2003. He returned to the Council in 2007.

Personal life[edit]

Crowe is married to Dorothy (née Wagstaff), they have 2 children.

Government positions[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Crowe, Edward Alan" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-14. Retrieved 2011-11-02. 
  2. ^ Kermode, D. G. (2001), Offshore island politics: the constitutional and political development of the Isle of Man in the twentieth century, Liverpool University Press, p. 325, ISBN 978-0-85323-777-8