Crowell was a delegate to the United States House of Representatives from 1817 to 1819. After Alabama became a state, he served as a representative in the House from 1819 to 1821. He was appointed an agent for the Creek Indians from 1821 to 1836.
Dr. Baldwin practiced medicine in Montgomery, Alabama, and he was president of the American Medical Association in 1868. In 1871 he cofounded the First National Bank of Montgomery and served as the institution's first president.