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  2. Davy Crockett - Wikipedia

    David Crockett (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) was an American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier, and politician. He is often referred to in popular culture as the "King of the Wild Frontier". He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives and served in the Texas Revolution .

  3. Davy Crockett: Alamo, Children & Death - HISTORY - HISTORY

    Davy Crockett was a frontiersman, soldier, politician, congressman and prolific storyteller. Known as the “King of the Wild Frontier,” his adventures—both real and fictitious—earned him American...

  4. Davy Crockett | Biography & Facts | Britannica

    Davy Crockett, byname of David Crockett, (born August 17, 1786, eastern Tennessee, U.S.—died March 6, 1836, San Antonio, Texas), American frontiersman and politician who became a legendary figure. His father, having little means, hired him out to more prosperous backwoods farmers, and Davy’s schooling amounted to 100 days of tutoring with a ...

  5. 10 Things You May Not Know About Davy Crockett - HISTORY

    Crockett often made his living as a bear hunter. Portrait of Davy Crockett by J.G. Chapman. Bettmann Crockett tried his hand at everything from farming to manufacturing wood barrels and...

  6. Davy Crockett - Quotes, Movie & Death - Biography

    Davy Crockett was a frontiersman who later became a folk hero. In 1813, he participated in a massacre against the Creek Indians at Tallushatchee and later earned a seat in the 21st U.S. Congress....

  7. The Life and Legend of David "Davy" Crockett - ThoughtCo

    Davy Crockett was an important politician and an extremely skilled hunter and outdoorsman, but his lasting glory came with his death at the Battle of the Alamo. His martyrdom for the cause of Texas' independence gave the rebel movement momentum when it needed it the most.

  8. Did Davy Crockett Die in Battle at the Alamo? - ThoughtCo

    Davy Crockett (1786–1836) was born in Tennessee, which at the time was a frontier territory. He was a hard-working young man who distinguished himself as a scout in the Creek War and provided food for his whole regiment by hunting. Initially a supporter of Andrew Jackson, he was elected to Congress in 1827.

  9. Fess Parker - Ballad of Davy Crockett (1955) warholsoup100 51.8K subscribers 3.5M views 11 years ago Theme Song. Fess Elisha Parker, Jr. (August 16, 1924 -- March 18, 2010) was an 6'6" American...

  10. Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier: Directed by Norman Foster. With Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael, Hans Conried. American frontiersman Davy Crockett fights in the Creek Indian War, is elected to the U.S. Congress and fights for Texas at the Alamo.

  11. Davy Crockett (miniseries) - Wikipedia

    Davy Crockett was a five-part serial which aired on ABC from 1954–1955 in one-hour episodes, on the Disneyland series. The series starred Fess Parker as real-life frontiersman Davy Crockett and Buddy Ebsen as his friend, George Russel. [1]