Danny Crowson

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Daniel Alford Crowson Jr (born May 12, 1973 in Birmingham; died February 15, 2022 in Birmingham) was a judge for the Shelby County District Court.

Crowson was the son of former Shelby County District Court presiding judge Al Crowson and his wife, Barbara. He grew up watching his father in court and graduated from Pelham High School. He completed a bachelor's degree in political science at Jacksonville State University in 1996. He went on to complete a law degree at the Birmingham School of Law in 2000 and was a founding partner of the firm of Crowson, Morrison & Spann.

Crowson was hired as a prosecutor for the cities of Vincent and Montevallo in the mid 2000s, and presided over the Calera Municipal Court as judge beginning in 2010. He was elected to the District Court in 2015. He was re-elected in 2020.

Crowson died in February 2022 after a short illness. He was survived by his wife, Ashley and two children. He was buried at Southern Heritage Cemetery in Pelham.


  • Robinson, Carol (February 15, 2022) "Shelby County Judge Danny Crowson dies after brief illness." The Birmingham News
  • "Daniel "Danny" Alford Crowson, Jr" obituary (February 17, 2022) dignitymemorial.com