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Lowell Crow

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314 W. Stephenson St., Suite 200

Freeport, IL 61032

Phone: 815.235.8206
Fax: 815.235.8874
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Lowell Crow has over 30 years' experience in the military and three years' experience in local government in the State of Illinois. He is a Credentialed Manager through the International City and County Management Association and serves as the President for the Down State City and County Management Association. Before coming to Freeport as the City's first City Manager he served as the City Administrator in Monmouth, IL.


While serving in the Navy, Mr. Crow was the Commanding Officer for the Naval Weapons Station Yorktown in York County, VA an organization of 400 personnel. Prior to that he served as the Commanding Officer for the USS Wasp, a helicopter Carrier with 1,200 personnel. Additionally he has served as the Commanding Officer of the USS Ogden, an LPD in San Diego. He has had multiple tours in the Navy including an Executive Assistant on Navy Staff in the Pentagon, an Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff at US Transportation Command in O'Fallon, IL. He has also served as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans for Amphibious Forces in the Pacific in Okinawa, Japan.


Lowell has a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science from the US Naval Academy, a Masters of Science in Military Arts and History from the Marine Corps University, and a Masters of Public Administration from Old Dominion University. He is also a graduate of ICMA's Emerging Leaders Course as well as ICMA's Mid-Career Management Institute.


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Freeport City Hall
314 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815.235.8200 or 815.235.8203